CVN-76 USS Ronald Reagan

US US Navy




2003 to present    


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Flight Deck: 76
Call Sign: NRGN


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History of US CVN-76 USS Ronald Reagan

1998-feb-12Laid down
2001-mar-4Launched
2003-jul-12Commissioned
2010-jun-12Port VisitCARoyal Roads Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review
2011-mar-12Deployment Operation Tomodachi - Tohoku Earthquake Relief Positioned east of Honshu Island to act as an offshore refueling point for airborne assets and a distribution centre for humanitarian aid supplies
2015-oct-1HomeportJPYokosuka Naval Base arrived in Japan to join US 7th Fleet and replaced USS George Washington as forward deployed carrier.

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


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Builder

   

US Newport News Shipbuilding,