Naval Base San Diego is the second largest Naval base of the Unted States Navy. . Naval Air Station North Island ( NASNI) is also located right beside the Naval base to support most of the fleet’s rotary wing assets and supporting air assets.
NAS North Island itself is host to 23 aviation squadrons of mainly rotary wings and also home port for the 2 Pacific fleet Aircraft Carriers CVN-72 USS Lincoln and CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson.
Naval Base San Diego
Host of Cruisers, Destroyers, Submarines, supporting ships , Lithorial class ships and Amphious Assualt assets was in the Base when we visited .
Here you can see LHD-2 USS Essex in the dry dock and LHD-4 USS Boxer in the base refitting.
Cruisers and Destroyers
Lithorial Class ship
Nothing like the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carriers… CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson and CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln
Article by Dave Chng