Finally, a U.S. aircraft carrier Nimitz-class service in a displacement of over 100,000 tons
“George H · W · Bush” was the official carrier service ceremony.
Xinhua News Agency China News: President Bush named former U.S. Navy nuclear-powered Nimitz-class aircraft carrier last one, “Bush, George H · W ·” No. 10, the official service.
service ceremony at Naval Base Norfolk, Virginia, U.S. President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen and former President George HW Bush attended.
“George H · W · Bush ‘a total length of 332 m the aircraft carrier, the maximum speed of 30 knots, full load displacement of over 100,000 tons, can carry up to one hundred aircraft, cost $ 6.2 billion.
are about 11 U.S. Navy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier in which 10 “H · W · George Bush” was a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier last . A new generation of Ford-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier under construction.