The USS George H.W. Bush, The Last Nimitz-Class Carrier

The USS George H.W. Bush, The Last Nimitz-Class Carrier

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An MV-22 Osprey takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during test operations in the Atlantic Ocean on March 20, 2012. The Navy says the Ford-class ships will be able to carry about 75 aircraft, to the Nimitz class’s 60.