Carriers at War

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.

Show Info

Airs on: United States Smithsonian Channel (2018 - now)
Schedule: Sundays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Reality
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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USS Ford

Episode 1x04; Jun 10, 2018

Thirteen years and a cast of thousands went into the making of the new $14 billion USS Gerald R. Ford – the ultimate evolution of naval technology. The newest, most advanced warship in the United States Navy, it is the first new aircraft carrier desi

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: USS FordJun 10, 2018
1x03: Air WingJun 3, 2018
1x02: Ready to LaunchMay 27, 2018
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