#### sandeepdg

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**United States of America**......

**Theodore Roosevelt Class Aircraft Carriers**:

1) USS Theodore Roosevelt

2) USS Abraham Lincoln

3) USS George Washington

4) USS John C. Stennis

5) USS Harry S. Truman (ex - USS United States)

6) USS Ronald Reagan

7) USS George H.W. Bush

Length: 332.85 m (1092 ft)

Beam: 78.33 m (flight deck) / 40.85 m (hull)

Displacement: 96000 - 101000 tons

Propulsion: 2 x Westinghouse A4W nuclear reactors

4 x steam turbines

4 x shafts

EW & Decoys: SLQ-32A Countermeasures Suite

SLQ-25A Nixie torpedo countermeasures

Speed: 30+ Knots (56+ km/hr)

Range: Essentially unlimited distance / refueled once in 20 yrs.

Aircraft Carried: 90 fixed wing & helicopters

(Current wings are of 64 aircraft, 48 tactical, 16 support)

Crew: 3410 approx. + 2890 flight crew approx.

Armament: 16-24 RIM-7 Sea Sparrow Missiles

3 or 4 20mm Phalanx CIWS (close-in weapon system)

RIM-116 Rolling Airframe missiles

Aircraft: F-14A Tomcat/ F/A-18 C/D Hornet/ F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet/

EA-18G Growler/ EA-6B Prowler/ E-2 Hawkeye/ C-2 Greyhound/

SH-60 Seahawk/ UH-60 Blackhawk/ T-45 Goshawk

**Nimitz Class Aircraft Carriers**:

1) USS Nimitz

2) USS Dwight D. Eisenhower

3) USS Carl Vinson

Displacement: 94000 tons

Crew: 3560 approx. + 2626 flight crew

Rest all specifications are the same.....

**United Kingdom**......

**Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers**: (Under development to be commissioned by 2014-2018)

1) HMS Queen Elizabeth

2) HMS Prince of Wales

Length: 280 m (920 ft)

Beam: 39 m

Displacement: 55000-65000 tons

Propulsion: Integrated Full Electric Propulsion

(36 MW Rolls-Royce Marine Trent Gas Turbine)

Speed: 25+ Knots (46 km/hr)

Range: 10000 nautical miles (18600 km)

Aircraft Carried: 50 (40 aircraft wings on operational basis)

Crew: 600 approx. + 600 aircrew approx.

Aircraft: 36 F-35 Lightning II/ 4 AWACS

**Invincible Class Aircraft Carriers**:

1) HMS Invincible

2) HMS Illustrious

3) HMS Ark Royal

Length: 210 m

Beam: 36 m (120 ft)

Displacement: 20710 tons

Propulsion: 4 x Rolls-Royce Olympus TM3B gas turbines providing 97000 hp

2 x shafts

Speed: 28 Knots (52 km/hr)

Range: 7000 nautical miles (13000 km)

Aircraft Carried: 20+

Crew: 685 approx. + 366 aircrew

Armament: 2 x 20mm anti-aircraft guns, 3 Phalanx CIWS

Aircraft: Sea Harrier FA.2/ Harrier GR-7/ Sea King HAS.5

anti-submarine helicopters

**Russia**.....

1)

**Admiral Kuznetsov**

Length: 306 m (1005 ft)

Beam: 72.3 m (237.2 ft)

Displacement: 65000 tons

Propulsion: Steam turbines, 8 boilers, 4 shafts, 200,000 hp

Speed: 32 Knots (59 km/hr)

Range: 3850 nautical miles (7130 km)

Aircraft Carried: 30 - 44 including 20-24 helicopters

Crew: 1960 approx. + 620 air crew

Armament: 8 x AK-630 AA guns, 8 x Kashtan CIWS,

12 X P-700 Granit SSM, 18 x 8-cell 3K95 Kinzhai SAM VLS,

RBU-12000 UDAV-1 ASW roket launchers (60 rockets)

Aircraft: Sukhoi SU-33/ Sukhoi SU-25/ Kamov Ka-27 helicopters/

Mig 29K

**France**.....

**Charles De Gaulle Class Aircraft Carrier**:

1) FS Charles de Gaulle

Length: 265 m (871 ft)

Beam: 64.36 m (211.2 ft)

Displacement: 42000 tons

Propulsion: 2 x K15 pressurized water reactor, 150 MW each,

4 x diesel electric turbines, 2 x shafts

Speed: 27 knots (50 km/hr)

Range: Essentially unlimited distance.... refueled once in 20 yrs.

Aircraft Carried: 40

Crew: 1400 approx. + 550 aircrew

EW & Decoys: Detector,Countermeasure suite,Maigret interceptor, torpedo

countermeasures

Armament: 4 x 8 Aster 15 SAM, 2 x 6 Mistral short range missiles,

8 x 20mm Giat cannons

Aircraft: RAFALE/ Super Eternard/ E-2C Hawkeye/

SA365 Dauphin helicopters

**Italy**......

1)

**NMM Giuseppe Garibaldi**

Length: 180 m (594 ft)

Beam: 30.4 m (100.3 ft)

Displacement: 13850 tons

Propulsion: 4 x GE gas turbines providing 82000 hp,

6 x diesel generators, (9.36 KW)

Speed: 20 knots (37 km/hr)

Range: 7000 miles (13000 km)

Aircraft Carried: 16

Crew: 550 approx. + 230 air crew approx.

EW & Decoys: jamming system, decoy launcher, anti-torpedo system,

torpedo decoys

Armament: 2 x Mk.29 octuple launcher for Sparrow/Selenia SAM,

2 x 324 mm torpedo tubes, 3 x DARDO CIWS

Aircraft: AV-8B Harrier II, Agusta SH-3H/ EH101 helicopters

for ASW, ASH, AEW purposes

**Spain**..........

Principe De Asturias Class Aircraft Carrier:

1)

**Principe De Asturias**

Length: 195.9 m (643 ft)

Beam: 32 m approx. (106 ft)

Displacement: 16900 tons

Propulsion: 2 x GE gas turbines, 46400 shp, 1 shaft

Speed: 26 knots (48 km/hr)

Range: 6500 nautical miles (12000 km)

Aircraft Carried: 29

Crew: 572 approx. + 200 aircrew

EW & Decoys: Electronic countermeasures and torpedo decoys

Armament: 4 x Meroka CIWS, 12 X Oerlikon 120mm guns

Aircraft: AV-8B Harrier II/ Sea King SH-3H/ Agusta AB-212/ Sikorsky SH-3 AEW

Helicopters

**India**.........

**INS Viraat**:

Length: 226.5 m (743 ft)

Beam: 48.78 m (160 ft)

Displacement: 28700 tons

Propulsion: 2 x Parsons steam turbines, 76000 shp

Speed: 28 knots (52 km/hr)

Range: 6500 nautical miles (10500 km)

Aircraft Carried: 18-30

Crew: 1350 approx.

EW & Decoys: 1 x BEL Ajanta ESM, 2 x Corvus chaff launchers

Armament: 16 x Barak SAM VL cells, 2 x 40mm Bofors Mk 3 AA

4 x 30mm AK-230M AA

Aircraft: Sea Harrier MK.51/52/ Sea King Mk.42/ Ka-28 Helix ASW

Helicopters, HAL Chetak

**Brazil**.........

**Sao Paulo**:

Length: 265 m (870 ft)

Beam: 31.7 m (104 ft)

Displacement: 32700 tons

Propulsion: 4 x steam turbines producing 126000 hp

Speed: 32 knots (59 km/hr)

Range: 7500 nautical miles (13900 km)

Aircraft Carried: 39

Crew: 1920 approx.

EW & Decoys: Various types of air sentry, fire & navigational radars

Armament: 4 x 100mm turrets, 2 x Crotale Anti-missile systems,

5 x 12.7mm machine guns

I have updated the thread....... look forward to all your valuable additions.....