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USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)

USS John C. Stennis is the seventh ship in the NIMITZ class of nuclear powered aircraft carriers.

General Characteristics: Keel Laid: March 13, 1991 
Launched: Nov. 11, 1993 
Commissioned: Dec. 9, 1995 
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 (18211.5 m2) 
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: San Diego, Calif.

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