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From biplanes to drones: How the Navy's carrier aircraft have dominated battlefields for almost a century

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement American aircraft carriers are one of the most dominant naval weapons in existence. Since their trial by fire in World War II, US carriers have played key roles in all US wars and become essential to US force projection.
Virtually all of that is due to each carrier's air wing. Despite humble beginnings, US naval aviators have flown some of the most sophisticated aircraft ever built.
Here is how carrier air wings have secured control of the seas, dominated the sky, and supported ground operations.
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