What is the name of Americas biggest aircraft carrier?….?
all of the Nimitz class carreirs are the same size they are the largest The Nimitz-class carriers, nine operational and one under construction, are the largest warships in the world. USS Nimitz (CVN 68) was the first to undergo its initial refueling during a 33-month Refueling Complex Overhaul at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va., in 1998. The next generation of carrier, the GERALD R. FORD Class (the lead ship hull number will be CVN 78), is programmed to start construction in 2007 and is slated to be delivered in 2015 to replace USS Enterprise (CVN 65). CVN 79 is programmed to begin construction in 2012 and to be placed in commission in 2018 General Characteristics, Nimitz Class Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, VA. Date Deployed: May 3, 1975 (USS Nimitz). Unit Cost: About $4.5 billion each. Propulsion: Two nuclear reactors, four shafts. Length: 1,092 feet (332.85 meters). Beam: 134 feet (40.84 meters); Flight Deck Width: 252 feet (76.8 meters). Displa