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USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)

Aircraft Carrier - US Navy United States

USS Gerald R Ford CVN 78 class aircraft carrier US Navy 925 005

Description

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) is the lead ship of her class of United States Navy aircraft carriers. The ship is named after the 38th President of the United States, Gerald Ford, whose World War II naval service included combat duty aboard the light aircraft carrier Monterey in the Pacific Theater.

Model variants:

USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79); USS Enterprise (CVN-80)


Technical Data

 
Weapon Systems
Main armament

3 × 20mm Phalanx CIWS;
4 × M2 .50 Cal. (12.7 mm) machine guns

Torpedoes NA
Auxiliary Armament NA
Missiles 2 × RIM-162 ESSM launchers;
2 × RIM-116 RAM
Counter-Measures NA
Engines/Propulsion
Engines 2 x A1B series water-cooled nuclear reactors of unknown power output driving 4 x Shafts astern
Speed 30 knots
Range Essentially Unlimited
Onboard Equipment
Sensors NA
Radars  NA

Specifications

Dimensions Displacement
Length: 1,106 ft (337 m)
Beam:
Beam:
  • 134 ft (41 m) (waterline)
  • 256 ft (78 m) (flight deck)
Height: 252 ft (76.81 m)
112,000 tons
Aircraft Crew
75+ 4,660
Aircraft Carried Date of service
 - 2017
Country Manufacturer Country operators
United States United States

 


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