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Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier

Crew

3,184 (including 203 officers), 2,800 aircrew (366 officers)

Length

317m

Beam

40.8m

Draught

11.9m (CVN 72-76)

Flight Deck

333m x 77m

Displacement

102,000t, full load (CVN 72-76)

Speed

30kt

Surface-to-Air Missile

3 x Raytheon GMLS Mk29 eight-cell launchers for Sea Sparrow

Guns

4 x Phalanx Mk15 CIWS (three in CVN 68 and CVN 69)

ESM

AN/SLQ-32(V)4

Decoys

4 x SRBOC, SSTDS torpedo defence system, AN/SLQ-25 Nixie torpedo decoy

Air Search

ITT AN/SPS-48E E/F band, Ratheon AN/SPS-49(V)5 C/D band, Raytheon Mk23 TAS D-band

Surface Search

Northrop Grumman AN/SPS-67V G-band

Navigation

Raytheon AN/SPS-64(V)9 I/J-band

Combat Data System

ACDS block 0 or block 1

Weapons Control

3 x Mk91 MOD 1 fire control system (for SeaSparrow missile)

Type

Nuclear

Engines

2 x GE PWR A4W/A1G - 194MW, 4 x emergency diesels - 8MW

Fixed-Wing

12 x F/A-18E/F, 36 x F/A-18, 4 x E-2C Hawkeye, 4 x AE-6B Prowler, 6 x S-3B Viking, 2 x ES-3A Shadow

Helicopters

4 x SH-60F, 2 x HH-60H Seahawk
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