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USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)

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Posted ImageSS Harry S Truman (CVN-75) is the eighth Nimitz-class supercarrier of the United States Navy, named after the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S Truman. HST's callsign is Lone Warrior and is currently homeported at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.

Harry S Truman was launched on 14 September 1996 by Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Virginia, and commissioned on 18 July 1998 with Captain Thomas Otterbein in command. President Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker, and other notable attendees and speakers included Missouri Representative Ike Skelton, Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan, Secretary of Defense William Cohen and Secretary of the Navy John H. Dalton.


USS Harry S Truman was initially the flagship of Carrier Group Two and, beginning 1 October 2004, of Carrier Strike Group Ten.

Beginning in 2001, the Harry S Truman Carrier Battle Group participated in Operation Joint Endeavor, Operation Deny Flight, Operation Southern Watch, Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Summer Pulse '04, and NATO Operation Medshark/Majestic Eagle '04.[2]


Class and type: Nimitz-class aircraft carrier

Displacement: 103,900 long tons (116,400 short tons)[1]

Length: Overall: 1,092 feet (332.8 m)

Waterline: 1,040 feet (317.0 m)

Beam: Overall: 252 ft (76.8 m)

Waterline: 134 ft (40.8 m)

Draft: Maximum navigational: 37 ft (11.3 m)

Limit: 41 ft (12.5 m)

Propulsion: 2 × Westinghouse A4W nuclear reactors

4 × steam turbines

4 × shafts

260,000 shp (194 MW)

Speed: 30+ knots (56+ km/h; 35+ mph)

Range: Unlimited distance; 20-25 years

Complement: Ship's company: 3,200

Air wing: 2,480

Sensors and

processing systems: AN/SPS-48E 3-D air search radar

AN/SPS-49(V)5 2-D air search radar

AN/SPQ-9B target acquisition radar

AN/SPN-46 air traffic control radars

AN/SPN-43C air traffic control radar

AN/SPN-41 landing aid radars

4 × Mk 91 NSSM guidance systems

4 × Mk 95 radars

Electronic warfare

and decoys: SLQ-32A(V)4 Countermeasures suite

SLQ-25A Nixie torpedo countermeasures

Armament: 2 × Mk 57 Mod3 Sea Sparrow

2 × RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile

3 × Phalanx CIWS

Armor: Classified

Aircraft carried: 90 fixed wing and helicopters

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I was able to tour her while she was fresh out of the shipyards at Newport News.

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View PostColddawg, on 17 August 2012 - 06:25 AM, said:

I was able to tour her while she was fresh out of the shipyards at Newport News.
That is pretty cool the only ships i was ever in was those damn troop transport ships when they took me and my division to Hawaii, Personally i got sick lol

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