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  • CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln

    US US Navy




    1989 to present    


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    Flight Deck: 72
    Call Sign: NABE


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    History of US CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln

    1984-nov-3Laid down
    1988-feb-13Launched
    1989-nov-11Commissioned
    2011-dec-12Deploymentdeparted US for an 8 month tour of operations in the Gulf, Middle East and Indian Ocean, returned 7 Aug 2012.
    2012-aug-7Homeporttransferred to Norfolk, VA., from Everett, WA.
    2013-febRefitExpected 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.
    2017-sep-8 Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria Relief Operations ordered to get underway to be in position to provide Hurricane Irma humanitarian relief

    Specifications

       

        from Improved Nimitz class
    100000full load (tn)
    333length (m)
    40.80beam (m)
    11.80draught (m)
    31max speed (knots)
    4Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm

    Aircraft

       

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


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Newport News Shipbuilding,



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