The U.S. has had a strong naval presence for decades, with aircraft carriers as its main force. But the question is can Russia sink US aircraft carriers? Let’s find out!

Sinking an aircraft carrier is a significant military challenge because of their size, armor, and defensive systems.

Russia has many weapons systems that could potentially be used to sink an aircraft carrier, including long-range cruise missiles, anti-ship missiles, & submarine-launched torpedoes

Russia's Kalibr cruise missiles have a range of over 1,500 miles & are capable of sinking ships. These missiles have been deployed on submarines & surface ship

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Russia's P-800 Oniks and 3M-54 Klub anti-ship missiles are designed to attack and sink ships. These missiles have a range of over 300 miles.

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Russia's Kilo-class submarines are equipped with torpedoes that could potentially sink an aircraft carrier. These submarines are stealthy, making them a threat to surface ships.

However, sinking an aircraft carrier is not a simple task & would require a coordinated attack using multiple weapons systems to neutralize all its defense

In a hypothetical conflict, the US would deploy a carrier strike group, which includes a protective group of ships like cruisers, destroyers, submarines designed to protect the carriers from attack.

A successful attack on an aircraft carrier would require a significant level of military expertise and resources.

While it is theoretically possible for Russia to sink a US carrier, it would be a challenging & risky endeavor that would likely involve significant losses on both sides.