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- United States Navy : That part of the United States Department of Defense responsible for combat on, over, and under water
- Aircraft carrier : A warship designed to launch and recover combat aircraft and aircraft that support military operations
- USS Lexington (CV-2) : First aircraft carrier built by the United States Navy and intended for fleet rather than experimental duty; sunk at the Battle of the Coral Sea in 1942
- USS Saratoga (CV-3) : Lexington-class U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, converted from a battle cruiser hull in 1927, and serving throughout World War II; sunk in 1946 during nuclear weapon tests
- 8" naval gun : A heavy naval gun, the point of reference for a heavy cruiser main battery as defined by the Washington Naval Treaty; often considered the heaviest practical caliber for naval gunfire support
- USS Langley (CV-1) : First aircraft carrier in the United States Navy, but intended as an experiment rather than for operational use; provided auxiliary services early in WWII, was damaged by Japanese aircraft in February 1942, and scuttled
- Yorktown-class : World War II three-ship class of aircraft carriers, purpose-built under treaty restrictions and generally too small for major fleet use