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World Navies Today - US Navy Aircraft Carriers & Surface Combatants

World Navies Today - US Navy Aircraft Carriers & Surface Combatants

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A Collection Of Weapons Systems Obtained From The Hazegray & Underway: World Navies Today Website
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World Navies Today:US Navy Aircraft Carriers& Surface Combatants
Revised 10 March 2003Version 2.32Compiled and Maintained by:Andrew ToppanWorld Navies Today Main Page:http://www.hazegray.org/worldnav/ 
This list includes all aircraft carriers and major surface combatants: cruisers,destroyers, and frigates.
Ships not yet commissioned, or in long-term overhaul/conversion, are listed in
.Navigation and surface-search radars are
listed. All classifications are purelyunofficial and are based on an attempt to use standard classifications throughout allnavies; they may or may not correspond to "official" designations. Where two dates aregiven (i.e. 1965/82), the first is the date of initial completion, and the second is the dateof acquisition, conversion, or transfer. Designations given in (parentheses) are assignedbut not displayed on the ship's hull.
Propulsion and speed data for nuclear-powered ships are not released by the USNavy. The data provided herein is based on the typical unofficial estimates.
Aircraft Carriers
CVNX Program
multirole aircraft carriers
(0+2 ships)
Specifications unknown- evolved from
CVNX is a new carrier design intended to follow the
class inproduction. The design will be gradually evolved from the existing
design, ratherthan starting with a completely "clean sheet". Details are not yet determined, but the shipswill feature much lower manning, new electronic systems, electromagnetic catapults, anda new propulsion plant. CVN 77, the final
class ship, will be a "transition" ship,and will include some of the CVNX technology.
Northrop Grumman Newport News, VA.
Number Name Year FLT Homeport Group Notes
CVNX 1 (none) 2013 -- -- -- PlanneCVNX 2 (none) 2018 -- -- -- Planne
class multirole aircraft carriers
(7+3 ships)
101,000-104,000 tons full load
1092 x 250 x 37-39 feet/332.8 x 76.2 x 11.3-11.9 meters
2 A4W reactors, steam turbines, 4 shafts, 280,000 shp, 30+ knots
approx 3000 (including flag) + approx 2900 air wing
SPS-48E 3-D air search, SPS-49(V)5 2-D air search (
CVN 76:
SPS-49A(V)1),Mk23 target acquisition, 2 SPN-46 air traffic control, SPN-43B air traffic control, SPN-44 landing aid
Fire Control:
3 Mk91 NSSM guidance systems with Mk95 radars
SLQ-32(V)4 jamming/deception suite, Mk36 SRBOC decoy RL, SLQ-25A Nixietorpedo countermeasure
full flight deck with angled deck, 684 x 108 x 26.5 foot/208.4 x 32.9 x 8 meterhangar, 4 deck-edge elevators, 4 C13 catapults; up to 80+ aircraft
3 Mk29 8-cell NATO Sea Sparrow (
CVN 68:
2 Mk29), 4 20mm PhalanxCIWS (
CVN 68 & 69
: 3 CIWS),
CVN 68
: 2 21-cell RAM
USN's primary carrier class. The
class is considered the finestcarrier design ever; the ships will be in production for over 30 years, and the last will be

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