1986    


    Derivatives / Succeeded by
Ford class 2017


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100000full load (tn)
333length (m)
40.80beam (m)
11.80draught (m)
31max speed (knots)
4Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm

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United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky s-61 H-3 60


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Newport News Shipbuilding - 7


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US NavyCVN-78Ford class USS Gerald R Ford78----
US NavyCVN-79Ford class USS John F Kennedy----
US NavyCVN-71USS Theodore RooseveltNNTR - 711986--
US NavyCVN-72USS Abraham LincolnNABE - 721989--
US NavyCVN-73USS George WashingtonNNGW - 731992--
US NavyCVN-74USS John C StennisNJCS - 741995--
US NavyCVN-75USS Harry S. TrumanNHST - 751998--
US NavyCVN-76USS Ronald ReaganNRGN - 762003--
US NavyCVN-77USS George H. W. BushNGWB - 772009--

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1981-oct-31Laid down CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt
1984-oct-27Launched CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt
1984-nov-3Laid down CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln
1986-aug-25Laid down CVN-73 USS George Washington
1986-oct-25Commissioned CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt
1988-feb-13Launched CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln
1989-nov-11Commissioned CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln
1990-jul-21Launched CVN-73 USS George Washington
1991-mar-13Laid down CVN-74 USS John C Stennis
1992-jul-4Commissioned CVN-73 USS George Washington
1993-nov-13Launched CVN-74 USS John C Stennis
1993-nov-29Laid down CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman
1994-jun-4Aircraft CVN-73 USS George Washington D-Day 50th Anniversary Flypast on board Sea King from HS-5 148043 : 149687 : 149711 : 149738 : 149904 : 156506.
Also some US Army UH-60 visit CVN-73
1995-dec-9Commissioned CVN-74 USS John C Stennis
1996-mar-11Port Visit CVN-73 USS George Washington 7 to 11 March visit Marseille. On board embarked VF-143 wit Tomcats, VFA-131 and VFA-136 with Hornets, VAW-121 with Greyhounds, VS-31 with Vikings, VA-34 and VAQ-140 with Intruders. HS-5 with the follow seahawks 163799 : 164452 : 164453 : 164796 : 164799 : 165120 : 165123
1996-sep-7Launched CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman
1998-feb-12Laid down CVN-76 USS Ronald Reagan
1998-jul-25Commissioned CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman
1998-aug-26Homeport CVN-74 USS John C Stennis San Diego
2000-jan-7Homeport CVN-74 USS John C Stennis departure homeport
2001-mar-4Launched CVN-76 USS Ronald Reagan
2001-oct-14Deployment CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt positioned to the northern Arabian Sea with HS-11 embarked, to support missions over Afghanistan until 3 Mar 2002.
2001-dec-17Deployment CVN-74 USS John C Stennis positioned to the northern Arabian Sea with HS-8 embarked, to support missions over Afghanistan until 18 Apr 2002.
2003-jul-12Commissioned CVN-76 USS Ronald Reagan
2003-sep-6Laid down CVN-77 USS George H. W. Bush
2004-jun-29Deployment CVN-74 USS John C Stennis RIMPAC 04 Participated in RIMPAC 04 exercise
2005-jan-19Homeport CVN-74 USS John C Stennis Naval Base Kitsap (Bremerton/Bangor)
2006-oct-7Launched CVN-77 USS George H. W. Bush
2007-apr-10Aircraft CVN-74 USS John C Stennis Aeronavale SA365F 313 on board
2008Homeport CVN-73 USS George Washington joined US 7th Fleet
2009Port Visit CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt visited Portsmouth. Anchorage in Stokes Bay.
2009-jan-10Commissioned CVN-77 USS George H. W. Bush
2009-jan-11Homeport CVN-77 USS George H. W. Bush Norfolk, Virginia
2010-jun-9Port Visit CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman Marseille France
2010-jun-12Port Visit CVN-76 USS Ronald Reagan Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review
2010-jun-13 CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman Participated with 100 years AERONAVALE with R91 Charles de Gaulle at Rade d Hyeres.
2011-may-11Deployment CVN-77 USS George H. W. Bush To UK, for exercise and visit to Portsmouth on 27 May
2011-dec-12Deployment CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln departed US for an 8 month tour of operations in the Gulf, Middle East and Indian Ocean, returned 7 Aug 2012.
2012-aug-7Homeport CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln transferred to Norfolk, VA., from Everett, WA.
2012-sep-30Port Visit CVN-74 USS John C Stennis 30Sep-04Oct visit Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
2013-febRefit CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln Expected arrival in Huntington Ingalls Industries at Newport News, VA. in Aug 2012, for major 3-4 year re-fuelling programme has been delayed due to lack of funding.
2013-jul-15Deployment CVN-73 USS George Washington Talisman Saber 2013
2013-nov-20Aircraft CVN-73 USS George Washington Typhoon Haiyan relief operations Off Philippines, MV-22B Osprey 168217 for Operation Damayan, accompanied by its escort group of USS Antietam, USS Cowpens and USS Mustin.
2015-mar-22Port Visit CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt arrived in Portsmouth for 5 day visit. Anchorage in Stokes Bay.
2015-apr-20Deployment CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt to support operations around Yemen, deployed around Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, the Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb and the Southern Red Sea in company with USS Normandy. Departed theatre on 13 Oct. To be replaced by USS Harry S Truman in theatre, around mid Dec 2015.
2015-jul-7Deployment CVN-73 USS George Washington Talisman Sabre 2015 participated in Exercise Talisman Sabre 15.
2015-aug-10Port Visit CVN-73 USS George Washington arrived in San Diego from Far East, for crew change to USS Ronald Reagan.
2015-oct-1Homeport CVN-76 USS Ronald Reagan arrived in Japan to join US 7th Fleet and replaced USS George Washington as forward deployed carrier.
2015-novDeployment CVN-73 USS George Washington Exercise UNITAS Atlantic 2015 lead ship of Exercise, during her Southern Seas 2015 deployment.
2015-nov-16Deployment CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman departed NS Norfolk for 7 month mission in Middle East waters, replacing USS Theodore Roosevelt.
2015-dec-17Homeport CVN-73 USS George Washington arrived in Norfolk, after forward deployment period in Yokosuka, via S Pacific and S Atlantic exercises.
2017Refit CVN-73 USS George Washington due in Newport News for mid-life upgrade, which will include a refuel for both of her nuclear reactors, repairs to the propulsion plant and upgrade of other systems.
2017-jul-27Port Visit CVN-77 USS George H. W. Bush moored in The Solent for Portsmouth port visit, prior to joining Exercise Saxon Warrior 17. Her escorts, USS Philippine Sea and USS Donald Cook visited HMNB Portsmouth.
2017-aug-1Deployment CVN-77 USS George H. W. Bush Exercise Saxon Warrior 17 participated in NATO exercise
2017-sep-8 CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria Relief Operations ordered to get underway to be in position to provide Hurricane Irma humanitarian relief
2017-sep-21Port Visit CVN-74 USS John C Stennis Returned to Bremerton from deployment


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