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A visual introduction to the aircraft owned by the United States Navy

This poster illustrates the massive diversity of aircraft owned by the USNavy. From anti-submarine helicopters to fighter jets, the business of manufacturing and maintaining squadrons garners billions in defense funding for private contractors like Boeing. The poster is incomplete, creator @CIGeography notes, but it serves as a great introduction to the types of aircraft the Navy manages today:

United States Naval Aircraft

United States Naval Aircraft (click to expand for larger view). (Contemporary Issues & Geography)


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