CGN-40 USS Mississippi

US US Navy




1978 to 1997    


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Call Sign: NGGD


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History of US CGN-40 USS Mississippi

1972-jan-21Orderedas DLGN-40
1975-feb-22Laid down
1976-jul-31Launched
1978-aug-5Commissionedas CGN-40
1997-jul-28Decommissioned
2004-octFate: scrappednuclear vessels recycling program

Specifications

   

    from Virginia class
580crew
11600full load (tn)
179length (m)
19beam (m)
10draught (m)
30max speed (knots)
2Naval Engine nuclear - pressurised water reactor
2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
2Missile Launcher Mk 26
2Naval Gun Mark 45 5/54 inch (127mm)

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
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The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

US Newport News Shipbuilding,



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