Manufacturer

Newport News Shipbuilding Company (United States)

Type

Nuclear-powered aircraft supercarrier

Maximum Speed

30+ knots (56+ km/h; 35+ mph)

Range

Unlimited distance; 20-25 years useful life

Complement

Ship's company: 3,200; Air wing: 2,480

Dimensions

Length: 1,092 feet (332.8 m)

Beam: 252 ft (76.8 m)

Draft: 41 ft (12.5 m) (limit)

Displacement

104,600 long tons (106,300 t)

Powerplant

Two Westinghouse A4W nuclear reactors powering four steam turbines

260,000 hp (194 MW) (total) powering four bronze propellers. Each 25 ft (7.6 m) diameter propeller weighs 66,000 lbs (30,000 kg)

Two 29 feet (8.8 m) high by 22 feet (6.7 m) long rudders each weighing 110,000 lbs (45,359 kg)

Armament

24 RIM-7 Sea Sparrow missiles, 4 Phalanx CIWS, RIM-116 rolling airframe missiles

Aircraft carried

90 fixed wing and helicopters

F-14D, EA-18G, AV-8B, E-2, FA-18E/F, C-2A, C-130, MH-53E, SH-60F, HH-60H, MH-60S

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