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    Aircraft Carrier

    Object » linked to 77 games

    The largest weapon in modern militrary arsenals. Use missiles, rockets and deck guns as defense weapons and can carry hundreds of combat ready planes and bombers as well as thousands of combat ready Marines. They are known as "Cities at Sea".

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    Aircraft Carrier last edited by thecosmicfly on 05/24/20 07:51PM View full history

    General Info

    Aircraft Carrier's are used to transport and deploy aircraft on a floating platform capable of traveling. The Aircraft Carrier has become a symbol of naval power and has been featured in many games. The carrier can be considered a seafaring air base. An Aircraft Carrier can carry a plethora of airplane for many purposes.

    History

    The Aircraft Carrier was first invented in the form of a "Balloon Carrier" in which the boat was held afloat using a series of balloons. In the 1920's the design was further refined creating sea craft more akin to what we see today.

    World War II was the first time the Aircraft Carrier saw extensive use. Lacking firepower the Aircraft Carrier was often escorted by a number of other ships. Since World War II the design of the Aircraft Carrier has been improved allowing for more airplanes to be carried.

    Flight Deck

    The flight deck of an Aircraft Carrier is built with extreme science. Wind, length and other factors must all be considered. Landing is accomplished by using "tail hooks" which attach to an airplane upon landing thus slowing it down. Flight decks can also be used to speed the aircraft up to the required levels.
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