Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carriers Don't Last Forever

An interesting story of the dismantling of the USS Enterprise, in service from 1962 thru 2012.

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The Enterprise, the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, protected the nation’s interests from the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 to the war in Afghanistan in 2012. Now retired from service, it sits in Pier 2 at Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries.

She’s seen a lot of action.

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