Open this book to discover what ships, planes, and other equipment the United States Navy uses to perform its various missions. In ‘U.S. Navy Fighting Vessels,’ you will learn how fighter planes are launched from and land on aircraft carriers. Find out what types of ships are used to supply the fighting ships as they are underway. In this book, you will explore the living and working conditions of a submarine’s crew, learn what types of weapons are used by cruisers and destroyers, and see how mines are detected by dolphins.