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  • 1961    

    Aircraft Carrier (Nuclear Powered) Enterprise class

        Derivatives / Succeeded by
    US Nimitz class 1975
                            US Improved Nimitz class 1986
                                                    US Ford class 2017


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    92430full load (tn)
    331.60length (m)
    40.50beam (m)
    11.90draught (m)
    34max speed (knots)


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        Typical Max
    US US Navy Sikorsky S-61 H-3 06

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    US Newport News Shipbuilding - 1

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    USUS NavyCVN-79Ford class USS John F Kennedy----
    USUS NavyCVN-65USS EnterpriseNIQM - 6519612012
    USUS NavyCVN-68Nimitz class USS NimitzNMTZ - 681975--
    USUS NavyCVN-69Nimitz class USS Dwight D. EisenhowerNIKE - 691977--
    USUS NavyCVN-70Nimitz class USS Carl VinsonNCVV - 701982--
    USUS NavyCVN-71Improved Nimitz class USS Theodore RooseveltNNTR - 711986--
    USUS NavyCVN-72Improved Nimitz class USS Abraham LincolnNABE - 721989--
    USUS NavyCVN-73Improved Nimitz class USS George WashingtonNNGW - 731992--
    USUS NavyCVN-74Improved Nimitz class USS John C StennisNJCS - 741995--
    USUS NavyCVN-75Improved Nimitz class USS Harry S. TrumanNHST - 751998--
    USUS NavyCVN-76Improved Nimitz class USS Ronald ReaganNRGN - 762003--
    USUS NavyCVN-77Improved Nimitz class USS George H. W. BushNGHW - 772009--
    USUS NavyCVN-78Ford class USS Gerald R FordNGRF - 782017--

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    1957-novOrderedUS CVN-65 USS Enterprise
    1958-feb-4Laid downUS CVN-65 USS Enterprise
    1960-sep-24LaunchedUS CVN-65 USS Enterprise
    1961-nov-25CommissionedUS CVN-65 USS Enterprise
    1962-augDeploymentUS CVN-65 USS Enterprise operating off Portugal with HMS Centaur, HMS Hermes and USS Forrestal during, Exercise RipTide II.
    1969-febUS CVN-65 USS Enterprise damaged by rocket explosion in Feb 1969
    1986-apr-9DeploymentUS CVN-65 USS Enterprise Vice President George Bush onboard in the Gulf of Oman speaking to sailors
    2001-sep-13DeploymentUS CVN-65 USS Enterprise positioned to the northern Arabian Sea with HS-3 embarked, to support AWACS missions over Pakistan until 23 Oct.
    2011-jan-26Port VisitUS CVN-65 USS Enterprise 26-29 January Lisboa, Portugal
    2012-dec-1DecommissionedUS CVN-65 USS Enterprise at Norfolk, Va.

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