Carriers at War

Carriers at War

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They’re massive metal beasts, transporting over one billion dollars’ worth of U.S. Navy aircraft across hostile waters to bring air power against the enemy. This is an unprecedented look at life inside the U.S. Navy’s premier supercarriers, above and below deck. From the building of these floating airports to the tough jobs required to keep them running, we celebrate the highly trained crew and the machines that allow them to bring the fight to anywhere on the planet.
They’re massive metal beasts, transporting over one billion dollars’ worth of U.S. Navy aircraft across hostile waters to bring air power against the enemy. This is an unprecedented look at life inside the U.S. Navy’s premier supercarriers, above and below deck. From the building of these floating airports to the tough jobs required to keep them running, we celebrate the highly trained crew and the machines that allow them to bring the fight to anywhere on the planet.

Season 1 (4 episodes)

  • 1. Strike Force Arabian Gulf

    Original air date: 05/20/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min.

    Original air date: 05/20/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min. The crew of the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier prepares to give air support to ground troops battling ISIS in Iraq.

  • 2. Ready to Launch

    Original air date: 05/27/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min.

    Original air date: 05/27/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min. A behind-the-scenes look at the operations of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier and the dedicated sailors who keep it running at maximum efficiency.

  • 3. Air Wing

    Original air date: 06/03/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min.

    Original air date: 06/03/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min. From the USS Langley to the high-tech floating airports of today, witness the evolution of the carrier and its air wing.

  • 4. USS Ford

    Original air date: 06/10/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min.

    Original air date: 06/10/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min. See how the USS Gerald R. Ford took on its critics, overcame technical issues, and became the warship of the future.