5 Countries With Most Aircraft Carriers

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In this article, we look at 5 countries with the most aircraft carriers. You can see how we ranked these countries and read about trends in the naval industry by heading over to our article, 12 Countries With Most Aircraft Carriers.

5. Japan

Aircraft Carriers: 2

Japan announced in 2018 to convert its two helicopter carriers Kaga and Izumo into warships that are capable of allowing fighter jets such as the F-35B to land and take off from. Fighter jets belonging to the U.S. Marines landed on the Izumo carrier in October 2021, which signalled the transformed capabilities of the platform. Both Izumo and Kaga have a combined displacement of approximately 64,200 tonnes.