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USS America: The U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier That Just Wouldn't Sink

Posted on AllSides April 20th, 2024
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The USS America (CV-66), a decommissioned Kitty Hawk-class aircraft carrier, was intentionally sunk in 2005 during a Navy exercise known as SINKEX to study the resilience of aircraft carriers against attacks. Summary: The USS America (CV-66), a decommissioned Kitty Hawk-class supercarrier, was intentionally sunk in 2005 during a Navy exercise known as SINKEX to study the resilience of aircraft carriers against attacks. -Despite the carrier's robust structure, which made sinking it a challenging task over nearly a month, the exercise highlighted the potential vulnerabilities of carriers in modern naval warfare....

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