After several years of construction, the Nimitz was launched as the 2nd nuclear aircraft carrier of the US Navy in 1972. She is the biggest warship in the world - not only has room for a crew of over 6000 men, but for about 100 aircraft as well. Its defence power consists mainly of radar controlled eightfold trench mortars type Sea Sparrow and of catapults.
Upgraded moulds. This ship is the 10th and final Nimitz class “supercarrier”. It entered in service in 2009 and is the most updated evolution in terms of technology and weapon systems of its class, and also one of the world’s largest warships. On the deck of the CVN-77 have been recently done the 1st tests with unmanned drones, as the Northrop Grumman...
The U.S.S. Roosevelt is the 4th carrier of the Nimitz class and was launched in 1984. With a crew of 8000 men, this carrier is capable of supporting 100 aircrafts and of cruising 13 years without refueling.
The aircraft carrier U.S.S. Kitty Hawk CV 63 entered service in April 1961 after a prolonged project based upon the Forrestal class. During the last 30 years the Kitty Hawk has been altered considerably, specially in what concerns defence armament and electronic equipment. These up-dates keep the carrier in maximum use.
The Saratoga is part of the U.S. Atlantic fleet and participated in operation Desert Storm in 1990/91. Launched in 1956, this aircraft carrier is continuously up-dated, especially its radar and electronic systems.