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

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US Newport News Shipbuilding - 7

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

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1981-oct-31Laid downUS CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt
1984-oct-27LaunchedUS CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt
1984-nov-3Laid downUS CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln
1986-aug-25Laid downUS CVN-73 USS George Washington
1986-oct-25CommissionedUS CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt
1988-feb-13LaunchedUS CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln
1989-nov-11CommissionedUS CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln
1990-jul-21LaunchedUS CVN-73 USS George Washington
1991-mar-13Laid downUS CVN-74 USS John C Stennis
1992-jul-4CommissionedUS CVN-73 USS George Washington
1993-nov-13LaunchedUS CVN-74 USS John C Stennis
1993-nov-29Laid downUS CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman
1994-jun-4AircraftUS 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-9CommissionedUS CVN-74 USS John C Stennis
1996-mar-11Port VisitUS 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-7LaunchedUS CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman
1998-feb-12Laid downUS CVN-76 USS Ronald Reagan
1998-jul-25CommissionedUS CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman
1998-aug-26HomeportUS CVN-74 USS John C Stennis San Diego
2000-jan-7HomeportUS CVN-74 USS John C Stennis departure homeport
2001-mar-4LaunchedUS CVN-76 USS Ronald Reagan
2001-oct-14DeploymentUS 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-17DeploymentUS 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-12CommissionedUS CVN-76 USS Ronald Reagan
2003-sep-6Laid downUS CVN-77 USS George H. W. Bush
2004-jun-29DeploymentUS CVN-74 USS John C Stennis RIMPAC 04 Participated in RIMPAC 04 exercise
2005-jan-19HomeportUS CVN-74 USS John C Stennis Naval Base Kitsap (Bremerton/Bangor)
2006-oct-7LaunchedUS CVN-77 USS George H. W. Bush
2007-apr-10AircraftUS CVN-74 USS John C Stennis Aeronavale SA365F 313 on board
2008HomeportUS CVN-73 USS George Washington joined US 7th Fleet
2009Port VisitUS CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt visited Portsmouth. Anchorage in Stokes Bay.
2009-jan-10CommissionedUS CVN-77 USS George H. W. Bush
2009-jan-11HomeportUS CVN-77 USS George H. W. Bush Norfolk, Virginia
2010-jun-9Port VisitUS CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman Marseille France
2010-jun-12Port VisitUS CVN-76 USS Ronald Reagan Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review
2010-jun-13US CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman Participated with 100 years AERONAVALE with R91 Charles de Gaulle at Rade d Hyeres.
2011-may-11DeploymentUS CVN-77 USS George H. W. Bush To UK, for exercise and visit to Portsmouth on 27 May
2011-dec-12DeploymentUS 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-7HomeportUS CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln transferred to Norfolk, VA., from Everett, WA.
2012-sep-30Port VisitUS CVN-74 USS John C Stennis 30Sep-04Oct visit Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
2013-febRefitUS 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-15DeploymentUS CVN-73 USS George Washington Talisman Saber 2013
2013-nov-20AircraftUS 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 VisitUS CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt arrived in Portsmouth for 5 day visit. Anchorage in Stokes Bay.
2015-apr-20DeploymentUS 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-7DeploymentUS CVN-73 USS George Washington Talisman Sabre 2015 participated in Exercise Talisman Sabre 15.
2015-aug-10Port VisitUS CVN-73 USS George Washington arrived in San Diego from Far East, for crew change to USS Ronald Reagan.
2015-oct-1HomeportUS CVN-76 USS Ronald Reagan arrived in Japan to join US 7th Fleet and replaced USS George Washington as forward deployed carrier.
2015-novDeploymentUS CVN-73 USS George Washington Exercise UNITAS Atlantic 2015 lead ship of Exercise, during her Southern Seas 2015 deployment.
2015-nov-16DeploymentUS CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman departed NS Norfolk for 7 month mission in Middle East waters, replacing USS Theodore Roosevelt.
2015-dec-17HomeportUS CVN-73 USS George Washington arrived in Norfolk, after forward deployment period in Yokosuka, via S Pacific and S Atlantic exercises.
2017RefitUS 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 VisitUS 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-1DeploymentUS CVN-77 USS George H. W. Bush Exercise Saxon Warrior 17 participated in NATO exercise
2017-sep-8US 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 VisitUS CVN-74 USS John C Stennis Returned to Bremerton from deployment

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