USS Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier -2nd largest in the world
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The Second largest Aircraft carrier is the world
It is the second largest Aircraft carrier is the world.
she was laid down, launched and commissioned as CVAN-68 but was later redesignated CVN-68 (nuclear-powered multimission aircraft carrier) on 30 June 1975 as part of the fleet realignment.
The ship was named for World War II Pacific fleet commander Chester W. Nimitz. USN, (1885–1966), who was the Navy’s third fleet admiral.
F-35 Sea Trials USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
Nimitz had her homeport at Naval Station Norfolk until 1987, when she was relocated to Naval Station Bremerton in Washington State (now part of Naval Base Kitsap).
Following her Refueling and Complex Overhaul in 2001, her home port was changed to Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California.
The cost of Uss Nimitz is $1.0 billion (1975 dollars)
Its Homeport is Naval Base Kitsap
The Motto of the Aircraft carrier is Teamwork, a Tradition and its also has a Nickname “Old Salt”
USS Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier -2nd largest is the world
Class and type: Nimitz-class aircraft carrier
Displacement: 100,020 tonnes (110,250 short tons)
Overall: 1,092 feet (332.8 m)
Waterline: 1,040 feet (317.0 m)
Overall: 252 ft (76.8 m)
Waterline: 134 ft (40.8 m)
Maximum navigational: 37 feet (11.3 m)
Limit: 41 feet (12.5 m)
2 × Westinghouse A4W nuclear reactors
4 × steam turbines
4 × shafts
260,000 shp (194 MW)
Speed: 31.5 knots (58.3 km/h)
Range: Unlimited distance; 20–25 years
Ship’s company: 3,200
Air wing: 2,480
AN/SPS-48E 3-D air search radar
AN/SPS-49(V)5 2-D air search radar
AN/SPQ-9B target acquisition radar
AN/SPN-46 air traffic control radars
AN/SPN-43C air traffic control radar
AN/SPN-41 landing aid radars
4 × Mk 91 NSSM guidance systems
4 × Mk 95 radars
AN/SLQ-32A(V)4 Countermeasures suite
SLQ-25A Nixie Torpedo Countermeasures
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