Here's a rare sight: four out of the ten Nimitz-class aircraft carriers—the largest warships ever built—plus an Enterprise-class carrier docked together. They are resting at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, which coincidentally is the largest naval base in the world. Look at all that engineering and firepower. And it's only half of the Nimitz fleet!

This Is Why the US Navy Is the Most Formidable Naval Force In the World

Here's a rare sight: four out of the ten Nimitz-class aircraft carriers—the largest warships ever built—plus an Enterprise-class carrier docked together. They are resting at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, which coincidentally is the largest naval base in the world. Look at all that engineering and firepower. And it's only half of the Nimitz fleet!

This Is Why the US Navy Is the Most Formidable Naval Force In the World

Home sweet home: four Nimitz-class aircraft carriers resting at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, which coincidentally is the largest naval base in the world.

Norfolk Virginia Naval Base | ... Virginia (SSN 774), pulls into port at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., in

Norfolk Virginia Naval Base | ... Virginia (SSN 774), pulls into port at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., in

Color snapshot of Lawrence E. Allen typing on the typewriter at his desk at Commander In Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANFLT) Headquarters, at the U.S. Naval Base in Norfolk, Virginia. Allen is pictured in his U.S. Navy white uniform (1950s).  From Lawrence E. Allen Sr. Papers, CLDW 23, Cold War Papers, Military Collection, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.

Color snapshot of Lawrence E. Allen typing on the typewriter at his desk at Commander In Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANFLT) Headquarters, at the U.S. Naval Base in Norfolk, Virginia. Allen is pictured in his U.S. Navy white uniform (1950s). From Lawrence E. Allen Sr. Papers, CLDW 23, Cold War Papers, Military Collection, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.

Love this shot of the USS Wisconsin Norfolk, Virginia - 2007  How cool is that!!!!  She is a museum now

The battleship USS Wisconsin makes a very intimidating backdrop, at the end of this street in Norfolk, Virginia. My dad was in the navy , stationed here when I was little !

US deploys aircraft carrier off coast where Russian ship was spotted 27 miles from shore A US aircraft carrier has been dispatched from a naval base in Virginia days after a Russian spy ship was spotted just 27 miles off the coast. Original content: https://www.dailystar.co.uk  ✅ I do not own t...

US deploys aircraft carrier off coast where Russian ship was spotted 27 miles from shore A US aircraft carrier has been dispatched from a naval base in Virginia days after a Russian spy ship was spotted just 27 miles off the coast. Original content: https://www.dailystar.co.uk ✅ I do not own t...

Gladys West (right) and her husband Ira West were fellow mathematicians who worked at the Naval Support Facility Dahlgren. For 42 years, mathematician Gladys West worked at the naval base in Dahlgren, Virginia, as part of the team that developed the Global Positioning System (GPS) in the 1950s and 1960s, according to the Stamford Advocate. Most people didn't know of the 87-year-old's barrier-breaking achievements thanks to Gwen James, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Gladys West (right) and her husband Ira West were fellow mathematicians who worked at the Naval Support Facility Dahlgren. For 42 years, mathematician Gladys West worked at the naval base in Dahlgren, Virginia, as part of the team that developed the Global Positioning System (GPS) in the 1950s and 1960s, according to the Stamford Advocate. Most people didn't know of the 87-year-old's barrier-breaking achievements thanks to Gwen James, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Built in 1762, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, often called the Norfolk Navy Yard is a U.S. Navy facility in Portsmouth, Virginia, for building, remodeling, and repairing the Navy's ships. It's the oldest and largest industrial facility that belongs to the U.S. NavyLocated on the Elizabeth RiverThe name was changed from Gosport Shipyard in 1862.

USS Harry S Truman in the Elizabeth River near Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Nimitz-class aircraft carrier Displacement: long tons short tons) Length: Overall: feet m) Waterline: feet m) Beam: Overall: 252 ft m) Waterline: 134 ft m) Draft:

Virginia Naval Base Lockdown: Stabbing Prompts Shelter-In-Place Order At Naval Medical Center Portsmouth [PHOTO]

Authorities have a description of the suspect but have yet to apprehend him.

Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek in Norfolk, VA

For those with military base privileges: The Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek near Norfolk, VA has a little famcamp. Nice base near area attractions.

Norfolk naval base aerial 1985 with (l-r) USS America (CV 66), USS John F Kennedy  (CV 67), USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Eisenhower (CVN 69) and other ships

Norfolk naval base aerial 1985 with (l-r) USS America USS John F Kennedy USS Nimitz USS Eisenhower and other ships

Civilian who had access to a Virginia naval station shoots a sailor #DailyMail

Civilian who had access to a Virginia naval station shoots a sailor

A sailor has been shot dead on a guided-missile destroyer while docked at a Norfolk, Virginia naval base and security forces killed the suspect in the aftermath.

USS John F Kennedy (CV 67) arrives at Pier 12, Norfolk Naval Station, VA in 2002

The Naval Station Norfolk in 2002 with the USS John F. Kennedy about to dock

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