Hello; This Is The US New Gigantic Aircraft Carrier Shocked The World. In the early 2000s, the United States government decided its current fleet of aircraft carriers were not going to be up to the task of defending American interests overseas in the decades to come. They wanted a carrier fleet that would be faster, bigger, that would be capable of launching and receiving hundreds and ultimately thousands of aircraft every single day, no matter which direction the wind was blowing, once all the new ships had been deployed. They wanted more advanced systems to detect and destroy the enemy faster. The new design would use less crewmen and incorporate significantly better survivability systems with less maintenance and ultimately a much more reduced lifespan cost than the Nimitz class it would be replacing. As a mechatronics engineer for automation technology I really hope they are intelligent enough to have at least 3-5 people with technical knowhow on that ship because automation doesn't mean no one has to look at all that stuff and if one of these hundreds or even thousand circuit boards has a tiny little fault you better know how to find and repair/swap it on the spot. Building something destined for an aircraft carrier without thorough testing is pure insanity. It needs to be iterated until all the problems are fixed. Only a General or a politician could be that short-sighted. No engineer or mechanic would ever believe that. If it isn't tested, it doesn't work. The technology is awesome. I work on cutting-edge stuff that I can't talk about. It sure isn't ready for prime time yet and I'd hate to see it rushed. When that happens the technology or the scientist and engineers building it gets blamed. That's incredibly unfortunate as the people sitting up top running things saying hurry up and build it before it's ready so we can deploy before it's ready hurts everyone. Maybe the politician feels good bragging about how he pushed things out early. But nobody with any sense believes politicians these days.