Launch of CVN-78 USS Gerald R. Ford

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  1. Neil

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    what a monster...!!

    before the flooding...::



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    Flooding has begun


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    USS Gerald R. Ford-

    Namesake: Gerald R. Ford
    Awarded: 10 September 2008
    Builder: Huntington Ingalls Industries
    Cost: $13.5 billion
    Laid down: 13 November 2009
    Commissioned: est. 2016
    Status: Under construction


    General characteristics-

    Class & type: Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier
    Displacement: 112,000 tons
    Length: 1,106 ft (337 m)
    Beam: 256 ft (78 m)
    Height: nearly 250 ft (76 m)
    Decks: 25
    Installed power: nuclear
    Propulsion: 2 × A1B reactor
    Speed: 30+ knots
    Range: Unlimited distance; 20-25 years
    Complement: 4,660
    Armament: Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile, Rolling Airframe Missile, Close-in weapons system (CIWS)
    Aircraft carried: More than 75
    Notes: Electromagnetic aircraft catapult (not steam), gender neutral lavatories

    Source- Wikipedia
     
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    I love this specification

     
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    great pic, it shows the scale of the ship.....................................
     
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