This video has it all: time lapses, dramatic photography and tons of aircraft porn. It’s a typical day on the USS Carl Vinson, the third of the United States Navy Nimitz-class nuclear supercarriers. Yeah, it’s the carrier from that NCAA basketball game.
The USS Carl Vinson, a behemoth that displaces 101,300 long tons of water and is 333m long, was also the place where they took Osama Bin Laden‘s dead body before dumping him at sea. The USS Carl Vinson carries around 90 fixed wing and helicopters at any given time, including F/A-18E/F Super Hornets, EA-6B Prowler electronic warfare aircraft and Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk submarine hunting helicopters, among others.