Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Deadly USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)

Army and Weapons | Deadly USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) | USS 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. HRT's first name is Lone Warrior is currently homeported at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.
Harry S. Truman was launched on September 14, 1996 by Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Virginia, and commissioned on July 18, 1998 by Captain Thomas Otterbein commissioned. President Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker, and other notable attendees and speakers were Missouri Representative Ike Skelton, Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan, the 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 on October 1, 2004, Carrier Strike Group Ten.
Harry Truman (also known as HRT in the Navy) is 1092 ft (333 m) long, 257 ft (78 m) wide and as tall as a twenty story building, at 244 feet (74 m). The super carrier can accommodate approximately 80 aircraft and has a flight deck 4.5 acres (1.8 hectares) in size, with four lifts, 3880 m ² (360 m²) for each aircraft between the flight deck and hangar bay to move. With a combat load, HRT represses nearly 97,000 tons and crew for 6250. Her four distilling units can make 400,000 U.S. gallons (1,500 m³) of potable water per day, her food service divisions serve 18,000 meals a day. There are over 2,500 compartments on board the 2,520 ton (2.1 MW) of the air conditioning capacity (enough to cool over 2,000 homes). The warship uses two Mark II stock less anchors that came from the USS Forrestal and weigh 30 tons each, with each link of the anchor chain weighing 360 pounds (160 kilograms). She is currently fitted with Phalanx CIWS mounts three 20 mm and two Sea Sparrow SAM missiles. The ship will cost more than $ 4.5 billion in 2007 U.S. dollars to produce.

Two Westinghouse nuclear reactors A4W be used for propulsion (the ship is capable of steaming more than three million miles before refueling) turning four five-bladed screws that 66,220 pounds (30 t) each driving the ship at speeds above 30 knots (56 km roads / h).
En route, the ship has its own newspaper, the "Give 'em Hell Herald," and its own weekly television news, "The Lookout". In addition, the ship Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR) division works with the public affairs office (PAO) to broadcast bingo games for the crew that the price increase to $ 1,000 and various prizes.

The oval stamp was designed by the pre-commissioning of the crew and is mainly blue and gold. According to the ship's history page, a weapon "is characteristic of the global on-drive capacity of the ship and the United States Navy" and "Truman's name has the form of a forward-deployed aircraft carrier willing to maintain and protect U.S. interests ". The three flags near the bottom are the letters "HRT".
The Truman battle flag was designed by the crew of the ship and is a variant of the Guidon carried by the companies of the 129th Field Artillery Regiment, 35th Infantry Division, such as Battery D, the battery under the command of the then Army Captain Harry Truman during World War I. It consists of crossed cannons on a scarlet background with the phrase "Give 'em hell", a reference to Truman's 1948 reelection campaign.
The keel was laid by Newport News Shipbuilding on November 29, 1993 and the ship was christened on 7 September 1996. HRT is authorized and established as USS United States, but its name was changed in February 1995 at the direction of the then Secretary of the Navy John H. Dalton.

Newport News Ship Three workers died during construction as a pumping chamber filled with methane and hydrogen sulfide gases during a sewage leak on July 12, 1997. They are commemorated by a brass plaque in the tunnel Hangar Bay # 1. The ship was christened on 7 September 1996, launched 13 September 1996, and the crew began aboard the contract housing in Newport News in January 1998. The ship successfully completed builder trials on June 11, 1998 after a short delay due to noise in the closed reactor heads. The ship was officially accepted by the Navy on June 30, 1998 and was commissioned on July 25, 1998 at Naval Station Norfolk.

General characteristics: 

Keel laid: November 29, 1993 
Launched: September 13, 1996 
Client: July 25, 1998
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, Virginia 
Propulsion system: two nuclear reactors 
Key Engines: four
Propellers: four 
Blades on each 
Propeller: five 
Aircraft elevators: four 
Catapults: four 
Stop Hook cables: four 
Length, overall: 1,092 feet (332.85 meters) 
Flight Deck Width: 257 feet (78.34 meters) 
Area of ​​the cockpit: about 4.5 acres 
Width: 134 feet (40.84 meters) 
Draught: 38.4 feet (11.7 meters) 
Displacement: approx. 100,000 tons full load
Speed: 30 knots + 
Aircraft: approx. 85 
Crew: Ship: approx. 3200 
Air Wing: 2480 
Armament: two Mk-57 Mod 3 Sea Sparrow, Phalanx CIWS Mk 15 20mm three, two rolling airframe missile (RAM) SystemsHomeport: Norfolk, Virginia