Originally Posted by Nighthawk
how easy would it be to find and take out that large a target. it would have a lot of protective devices but seems it would be a very desirable target for enemy.
It would be a big target Night, that is true. But then, so is one of today's supercarriers. Without its battlegroup escorts, a Nimitz class carrier is very vulnerable . . . neither heavily armored nor particularly well armed except for aircraft.