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These super carriers have always been a vital part of the U.S. Navy. These powerful metal beasts are capable of carrying billions of dollars' worth of aircraft to hostile locations to bring air power against the enemies. This is an in-depth look at what makes these super carriers function and into everyday life aboard their decks. Viewers get a look into how they are built and to the jobs required to keep them all running smoothly.

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A behind-the-scenes look at how the U.S. Navy's radically redesigned Ford-class aircraft carrier was built.
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The history of the aircraft carrier and how its air wing operates.
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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.
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The crew of the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier prepares to give air support to ground troops battling ISIS in Iraq.

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