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An opportunity came in the form of Operation Crossroads, a testing program to determine the impact of nuclear weapons on warships.
The Chronicle put its entire staff to work yesterday running down these reports, and is happy to say that there is not a lick of truth in them: The ... armada of 12 aircraft carriers and 87 warships was lying at anchor a mile off the Farallones.
The first carrier in the class, the USS Gerald R. Ford, has become the costliest warship ever -- with a budget now capped by Congress at $12.9 billion -- and it was delivered at least 32 months later than originally scheduled.
Last month, Turkish warships blocked a rig from reaching an area southeast of Cyprus where Eni was scheduled to drill.
Navy or Marine warships would deploy small boats carrying troops who are trained in what the Pentagon calls visit, board, search and seizure operations.
That dedicated power system is essential, because even more modern Chinese warships lack the electrical generation capacity to power a railgun.
By war's end, some 2,452 ships carrying 12.8 million tons of supplies had gone to the bottom, along with 175 warships.
The administration has also cited national security interests for its action, saying the United States needs domestic supply for its tanks and warships.
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Definition of warship for English Language Learners
: a military ship that has many weapons and is used for fighting in wars
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