USS Oriskany (CV-34)/Related Articles
USS Oriskany (CV-34): Lead ship of the Oriskany-class; major redesign to SCB-27 during construction, and again to SCB-125 angled deck in 1957; served 1950-1976; sunk as recreational reef in 2006
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- United States Navy : That part of the United States Department of Defense responsible for combat on, over, and under water
- Essex-class : Ordered in 1940 and beginning delivery in 1943, originally twenty-four ship class was the backbone of U.S. WWII aircraft carrier operation, continuing in a secondary role well into the Cold War; planned later ships built to Ticonderoga (carrier)-class design; many went through postwar SCB-27 and SCB-125 conversion into Oriskany-class
- Oriskany-class : The second major upgrade of U.S. Navy Essex- and Ticonderoga-class aircraft carriers; rebuilding program also known as the SCB-27 modernization program; most ships redesignated CVA (attack carrier) vice CV
- Korean War : A modern conflict (1950-1953) fought on the Korean peninsula between the US-led UN forces, and the Communist coalition of North Korea and China.
- Vietnam War : A post-colonial independence/Cold War conflict between communist North Vietnam against South Vietnam, assisted by the United States (1955-1975), to unify Vietnam; won by North Vietnam in 1975.
- Safety and survivability of naval vessels : Beyond the rules of the Safety of Life at Sea convention, protective measures, for naval vessels, against their own systems as well as enemy fire
- SCB-27 : Started shortly after WWII, set of designs for initial rebuilding of WWII Essex-class carriers to take larger aircraft, although not all needs for jets
- SCB-125 : Second rebuild specification for Oriskany-class for jet operation, especially adding angled deck