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They are categorized as nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and are numbered with consecutive hull numbers between CVN-68 and CVN-77. Visit.


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Aircraft Carrier Hull Type


There are several systems of symbol identification in use for aircraft carriers that have been used around the globe since national fleets have been developing. Such systems, such as the pennant numbers used by the British Royal Navy and some other Commonwealth countries or the Canadian “hull classification symbols”, or the US “Hull classification symbols” used by the NATO and other countries .


US hull classification symbols for aircraft carriers and related types Symbol Designation CV Generic Aircraft Carrier CVA Attack Carrier CVAN Nuclear-Powered Attack Carrier CVE Escort Carrier CVG Fight Deck Cruiser (Proposed) CVHA Aircraft Carrier, Helicopter Assault (retired) CVHE Aircraft Carrier, Helicopter, Escort (retired ) CVL Light Aircraft Carrier CVN Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier CVS Anti-submarine warfare carrier CVV Aircraft Carrier, Medium (Proposed) LHA Landing Helicopter Assault, a type of Amphibious Assault Ship LHD Landing Helicopter Dock, a type of Amphibious Assault ship LPH Landing Platform Helicopter, a type of Amphibious Assault ship

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