It's Fleet Week -- this is why US aircraft carriers are a force to be reckoned with

US aircraft carriers are multibillion-dollar machines that house thousands of service members at any given time.

In honour of Fleet Week, which begins this weekend in New York, we’re taking a special look at American aircraft carriers and what makes them a force to be reckoned with on a global scale.

Produced by Eames Yates. Original reporting by Jeremy Bender

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