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USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)

USS Theodore Roosevelt is the fourth ship in the NIMITZ class.

General Characteristics: Keel Laid: Oct. 31, 1981 
Launched: Aug. 27, 1984 
Commissioned: Oct. 25, 1986 
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, Va. 
Propulsion system: two nuclear reactors 
Main Engines: four 
Propellers: four 
Aircraft elevators: four 
Catapults: four 
Arresting gear cables: four 
Length, overall: 1,092 feet (332,85 meters) 
Flight Deck Width: 257 feet (78,34 meters) 
Area of flight deck: about 4,5 acres 
Beam: 134 feet (40,84 meters) 
Draft: 38,4 feet (11,7 meters) 
Displacement: approx. 100,000 tons full load 
Speed: 35 knots
Cost: about $3,5 billion 
Planes: approx. 85 
Crew: Ship: approx. 3,200
Air Wing: 2,480 
Armament: three Mk 29 NATO Sea Sparrow launchers, four 20mm Phalanx CIWS Mk 15 
Homeport: Norfolk, Va.

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