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A C-2A Greyhound launches from the USS Gerald R. Ford's flight deck, January 23, 2020.

US allies are ‘back in the big carrier business,’ but the US isn’t so sure how many flattops it’ll have in the future

The US and its allies have new aircraft carriers joining their fleets even as US military leaders worry it's "a big target."
An Air France Boeing 777 plane.

A child’s body was found in the landing gear of an Air France plane that flew from the Ivory Coast to Paris

People seeking asylum sometimes hide in planes' landing gear in a desperate bid to reach other countries, but the journey is highly dangerous.
The USS Eisenhower transits the Mediterranean Sea alongside the Charles de Gaulle in 2016.

These are 2 of the world’s most powerful aircraft carrier classes — this is how they stack up

France's Charles de Gaulle is the only nuclear-powered aircraft carrier outside of the US Navy. Here's how it stacks up to the US's Nimitz-class.