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Originally posted by Eurisko2012
Lets see some new U.S. Navy hardware for the nuclear aircraft carriers.
The largest of all amphibious warfare ships; resembles a small aircraft carrier; capable of Vertical/Short Take-Off and Landing (V/STOL), Short Take-Off Vertical Landing (STOVL), Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) tilt-rotor and Rotary Wing (RW) aircraft operations; contains a well deck to support use of Landing Craft, Air Cushioned (LCAC) and other watercraft (with exception of the first two LHA(R) class ships, LHA 6 and LHA 7, which have no well deck).
General Characteristics, Zumwalt Class: Displacement, tons: 14,564 Dimensions, feet (meters): 600.0 x 79.0 x 28.0 (182.8 x 24.1 x 8.5) Main machinery: Integrated Power System (IPS); 2 Main Turbine Generators (MTG); 2 Auxiliary Turbine Generators (ATG); 2 propulsion motors; 97,625 hp (72.8 MW); 2 shafts Speed, knots: 30 Range, n miles: To be announced Complement: 142 Missiles: 80 VLS cells. SLCM: Tactical Tomahawk. SAM: Standard SM-2 and Evolved Sea Sparrow. A/S: Vertical launched ASROC. Guns: 2-155 mm advanced gun systems capable of firing Long Range Land Attack Projectiles (LRLAP) at ranges up to 83 n miles. 2-57 mm close-in guns. Torpedoes: To be announced. Countermeasures: To be announced. Combat data systems: To be announced. Weapons control: To be announced. Radars: Air/surface search: Dual Band Radar (DBR); Raytheon SPY-3; phased arrays; 3D; E/F/I-band. Navigation: To be announced. Sonars: Hull mounted and towed arrays. Helicopters: 1 MH-60R and 3 UAVs.
Originally posted by XRaDiiX
I have a question for you. Does the Office of Naval Intelligence actually perform black ops research. Isn't ONI the most secretive of all the branches of the military.
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