Why a Brand New, Billion-Dollar Aircraft Carrier Still Needs Old-Timey Wooden LaddersBrent Rose9/28/12 2:20pm92EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkSo there you are, walking around on the world's most advanced aircraft carrier. Everything around you is a multi-million dollar machine packed with advanced technology. Then something propped in the corner catches your eye. Is that an old wooden ladder? What the hell is that doing here?