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Enterprise: The Best Aircraft Carrier the Navy Ever Built ? NEWS UPDATE 2018



US Military News Update News-Politics 2018-03-29 - 18:39:30

"Shortly before USS Enterprise went to the breakers, a new ship bearing the name was laid down; CVN-65, the world’s first nuclear aircraft carrier. The latter USS Enterprise served for fifty years, before decommissioning in 2012. Another USS Enterprise, CVN-80, is scheduled for completion by 2025. An altogether unforeseeable event immortalized the name even more. In 1965, Gene Roddenberry gave the name Enterprise to the starship of his series Star Trek. Just as CV-6 survived combat situations that destroyed other carriers, NCC-1701 would survive wildly improbable scenarios. The wild, and unpredictable, success of that series and its spinoffs would lead to a variety of other Enterprises, each with the same improbable success as their World War II namesake. Enterprise: The Best Aircraft Carrier the Navy Ever Built ? NEWS UPDATE 2018"



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