U.S.S. Carl Vinson CVN-70 (1999)
Længde: 440,7 cm
The U.S.S. Carl Vinson (CVN-70) is the third Nimitz class, nuclear-powered, super carrier of the United States Navy. The Carl Vinson was delivered to the U.S. Navy on 1982 and during its intense career has been continuously upgraded and improved in order to increase its operational capability. With a displacement higher than 100,000 tons and a crew of 6,000 men the ship is able to have on board more than 90 aircrafts and helicopters. Furthermore the nuclear power propulsion guarantees a range of unlimited distance. The Carl Vinson participated to a significative number of operative missions in several war theaters. More recently, on 2010, it provided its contribution to support the Haiti population hit by the earthquake. Today she is still playing its role as protagonist of the U.S. Navy activities in the Pacific Ocean ( 2017 North Korean crisis ). The U.S.S. Carl Vinson also participated to a lot of movies and documentaries dedicated to the United States Navy.