Tom Clancy is your guide on a tour of the US Navy's crown jewel. Floating cities manned by thousands, aircraft carriers are the lynchpin of any military strategy, because of the air superiority they enable.Tom Clancy is your guide on a tour of the US Navy's crown jewel. Floating cities manned by thousands, aircraft carriers are the lynchpin of any military strategy, because of the air superiority they enable.Read Less
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A Riviting Account of US Naval Carrier Operations
This book gives you the kind of detail that anyone who is or has been in the military will enjoy. For example, overhauling the nuclear reactors on board the Nimitz-class carriers requires cutting torches and welding just to get at them The Enterprise was retro-fitted with nuclear reactors of equal number to the oil-fired furnaces that they replaced, making her, quite unintentionally, the fastest carrier in existence.
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