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PCU (no name yet)   (CVN-81)


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Specifications
General Characteristics
(As of December 2005)
Displacement: approximately 100,000 long tons (approximately 101,600 metric tons) full load
Dimensions: 1,092' x 134' (flight deck, 256')  /  332.8 x 40.8 (flight deck, 78) meters
Power plant: 2 nuclear reactors; 4 shafts
Speed: 30+ knots
Armament: Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile; Rolling Airframe Missile; CIWS
Aircraft: 75+
Crew: 4,660 (ship, air wing and staff)


Operational and Building Data

As of April 2016, "CVN-81 is scheduled to be procured in FY2023. Under current plans, the Navy would use AP funding for the ship in FY2021 and FY2022, and then fully fund the ship in FY2023–FY2028 using congressionally authorized six-year incremental funding. The Navy's FY2017 budget submission programs the initial increment of AP funding for the ship in FY2021." (Navy Ford (CVN-78) Class Aircraft Carrier Program: Background and Issues for Congress, 5 April 2016.)


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