CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson

US US Navy




1982 to present    


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Flight Deck: 70
Call Sign: NCVV


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1974Ordered
1975-oct-11Laid down
1980-mar-15Launched
1982-mar-13Commissioned
1999-oct-6Refitarrived Puget Sounds Naval Shipyard for 10 month overhaul
2001-sep-12DeploymentArabian Sea Enduring Freedom positioned to the northern Arabian Sea with HS-6 embarked, until 16 Dec.
2016-jun-13NEWS USCalifornia off coast MV-22 Osprey Flight Operations on USS Carl Vinson
2016-aug-08NEWS Vinson Completes Osprey Fleet Battle Experiment

Specifications    

    from Nimitz class
3200crew
92955full load (tn)
344.70length (m)
40.80beam (m)
11.30draught (m)
31max speed (knots)
280000power (shp)
4Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
8Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC
1Aids TACAN URN-25
1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-49
1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-67

Aircraft    

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


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Builder    

US Newport News Shipbuilding,


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