USS Enterprise

File photo of the USS Enterprise (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

USS Enterprise Carrier Taken Out Of Active Service

The world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was retired from active service on Saturday, temporarily reducing the number of carriers in the U.S. fleet to 10 until 2015.

12/02/2012

The crew of the USS Enterprise lines the flight deck during the carrier's homecoming at the Norfolk Naval Station (Photo Credit: Win McNamee / Getty Images)

Storied Carrier, ‘The Big E,’ Makes Final Voyage

When the makers of “Top Gun” were filming on board the USS Enterprise, they donated a set of black fuzzy dice to liven up the ship’s otherwise drab interior.

03/10/2012

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