Described by General Eisenhower as one of the 4 weapons that helped the Allies to win the WWII, Douglas DC3 and its military variant the C-47 Skytrain (Dakota in RAF service) has since gone on to be an instantly symbol of both air travel and the liberation of taken lands that so characterized the WWII.
The aircraft carrier U.S.S. Kitty Hawk CV 63 entered service in April 1961 after a prolonged project based upon the Forrestal class. During the last 30 years the Kitty Hawk has been altered considerably, specially in what concerns defence armament and electronic equipment. These up-dates keep the carrier in maximum use.
The Saratoga is part of the U.S. Atlantic fleet and participated in operation Desert Storm in 1990/91. Launched in 1956, this aircraft carrier is continuously up-dated, especially its radar and electronic systems.