North Korea Threatens to Strike U.S. Aircraft Carrier

By James Pearson and Ju-min Park SEOUL, April 23 (Reuters) - North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific. U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean … [Read more...]

Ship Photo of the Week – USS Carl Vinson Hosts Spartans vs Tar Heels Basketball Game

This could be the most impressive and creative sports venue we've seen. Today, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson will host the Michigan State Spartans and University of North Carolina Tar Heels in the inaugural Quicken Loans Carrier Classic basketball game to be played on the Carl Vinson's flight deck while in San Diego. An estimated 7,000 spectators will … [Read more...]