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PCU George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)

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PCU George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)

Specifications

CVN-77, the 10th and final Nimitz-class carrier, will be a transition ship to the new CVNX project, and will incorporate new technologies and concepts applicable to CVNX (i.e., she will differ considerably from earlier Nimitz-class ships).

 


Operational and Building Data

Contract awarded on 26 Jan 2001 to Northrop Grumman Newport News, Newport News, Va. Named on 9 Dec 2002. Keel laid on 6 Sep 2003. Christening scheduled for October 7, 2006. Delivery to the Fleet is planned for late 2008.

Status:  Under construction.

NavSource Online: Aircraft Carrier Photo Archive

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