U.S.S. GEORGE H. W. BUSH

(CVN-77)

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CVN-77 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 2011 - DEC 2011 Desert Shield

CVN-77 General Specifications

Class: Nimitz-class aircraft carrier

Displacement: 102000 tons

Length: 1092 feet

Beam: 252 ft max.; 134 ft at waterlne

Draft: 37 ft

Power Plant: Two (2) nuclear reactors / four (4) sets of turbines / four (4) shafts

Propellers: Four (4) - Each 25 ft dia.

Flank Speed: over 30 knots

Range: Unlimited - Refueled at approx. 25 years of service

Ships Company: approx 3200 Officers and Enlisted

Carrier Air Wing:
- 7 Fixed Wing Squadrons
- 1 Helicoper Squadron
- approx. 2400 Officers and Enlisted