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  • CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower

    US US Navy

    1977 to present    


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    MMSI: 368962000
    Flight Deck: 69
    Call Sign: NIKE
    Shipyard: Newport News Shipbuilding


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    History of US CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower

    1970-aug-15Laid down
    1980-aug-20Miss America Troop returns by helicopter from USS New Orleans LPH-11 after stop on USS Frederick LST-1184 in the Indian Ocean
    2009-marAircraftArabian Sea USCG Dolphin 6504
    2016-nov-07NEWS Arabian Sea HSC-7 Completes CSAR and SOF Training on Ike
    2019-sep-28NEWS Ike’s Seahawks
    2020-jan-17DeploymentNS Norfolk departed US east coast with CAW-3 embarked (including elements of HSC-7 and HSM-74), for US 5th Fleet area of operations around the Gulf of Oman and the North Arabian Sea. The COVID19 situation resulted in nearly 7 months without a Port Visit. Returned to NS Norfolk on 9 Aug.



        from Nimitz class
    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



        Typical Max
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    US Newport News Shipbuilding,

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