In this modern era of many advanced technologies that have been developed or are being developed. One was in the military field. After yesterday to discuss the world’s largest warships and submarines art, the discussion this time is still the same but slightly different that the aircraft carrier.
An aircraft carrier is a war fleet which is phenomenal and fantastic, considering its function in maintaining the territorial sea of a country. Not all countries have aircraft carriers, because the cost of an aircraft carrier just to reach billions of US Dollars. The function of the carrier one of which is to bring military forces such as combat aircraft, helicopters, infantry, tanks, weaponry and so forth. Developed countries are racing to have aircraft carriers with advanced technology, the following is recorded in the history of the carrier by using advanced technology.
Carriers most sophisticated :
- U.S.S. John F. Kennedy, United States
U.S.S. John F. Kennedy is the most advanced aircraft carrier this one is owned by the United States. Currently aircraft carriers belonging to the US Navy no longer in operation. Carriers was once dubbed as “Big John”. Carriers U.S.S. John F. Kennedy is also able to fight with submarines, thus making it an aircraft carrier with a variety of functions. Was first launched in 1967 and ceased operations in 2007.
- USS Nimitz, United States
USS Nimitz is also the largest warships in the world and leads in its class. The ship was launched for a variety of missions the United States and also to secure the territorial waters of the United States. Carriers using nuclear power as a driving force, so as to be on the water for decades on one charge. The ship is capable of carrying about 85 to 95 aircraft and other equipment. The weights of these ships reached 100,000 tons.
- Charles de Gaulle, France
The aircraft carrier is the most advanced one belonging to the French Navy. As is the case with the USS Nimitz, an aircraft carrier which is also used as a vehicle fuel, belonging to the French aircraft carrier is capable of carrying as many as 40 fighter aircraft, heavy weapons, and able to operate for 20 years without refueling again. This aircraft carrier ever took some of the missions, including the battle with the Taliban, Afghanistan.
- Sao Paulo, Brazil
The aircraft carrier Sao Paulo Brazil is a state-owned French aircraft carrier which is already purchased and experienced many upgrades and modifications. Modifications to the aircraft carrier is like a machine, sensors on the aircraft carrier as well as defensive weapons. For today’s aircraft carriers have the ability to use offensive and Brazilian navy for military purposes.
- INS Vikramaditya, India
INS Vikramaditya aircraft carrier is one belonging to the Indian Navy. Kiev class ship was originally named Baku operated by the Soviet Union in 1987. Later in 2004, Baku purchased by India at a price of 28 Trillion Rupiah. INS Vikramaditya aircraft carrier named Indian country is already experiencing an upgrade by using advanced technologies such as the placement of heavy weapons and aircraft capable of carrying as many as 36 aircraft.
Now that’s some of the most sophisticated aircraft carrier, while others such as Admiral Kuznetsov class vessel belonging to Russia, as well as a modified Liaoning ship belonged to the Chinese navy, and many more advanced aircraft carrier owned by developed countries in the world.