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Three new US Navy ships

Three new US Navy ships:

USS REAGAN

Seeing it next to the Arizona Memorial really puts its size into perspective... ENORMOUS!


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When the Bridge pipes 'Man the Rail' there is a lot of rail to man on this monster: shoulder to shoulder, around 4.5 acres. Her displacement is about 100,000 tons with full complement.


Capability



Top speed exceeds 30 knots, powered by two nuclear reactors that can operate for more than 20 years without refueling



1. Expected to operate in the fleet for about 50 years



2. Carries over 80 combat aircraft



3. Three arresting cables can stop a 28-ton aircraft going 150 miles per hour in less than 400 feet




Size



[i]1. Towers 20 stories above the waterline[
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Added: Mar-27-2012 Occurred On: Mar-27-2012
By: GraveMatter-
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Tags: Navy, ships, warship, military, Obama is an Idiot
Location: United States (load item map)
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