aircraft carrier

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Synonyms for aircraft carrier

a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings

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DOD revealed in a statement that the aircraft-carrier "USS Carl Venison" with some 80 warplanes and choppers on board arrived in the region on Monday escorted by a barge and one destroyer, and described the mission as supportive for ongoing operations in Afghanistan.
The Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said that the carrier has'nt yet crossed the Strait of Hormuz nor has it arrived in the Gulf region, adding that "USS Carl Venison" shall join the aircraft-carrier" U.S.S.
PERSONNEL: About 15,000, mostly Navy, aboard two aircraft-carrier groups.
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