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USS Nimitz Class Ship Models
1/350 scale 38" long
This busy flight deck was created by
This will be a early version Nimitz Class 1975
List Price $239.95
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This will be the most highly detailed modern carrier kit to date.
There are 962 parts on 31 sprues this can be built as either a full hull or waterline.
This kit includes 22 aircraft
Aircraft feature clear canopy & folding wings.
Helicopters feature clear fuselage & black rotors.
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Super carrier decals for all Nimitz Class Carriers
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These planes can be ordered 6 per box $10.95
ship kit box!
|Extra Aircraft 6 per box.||Item #|
|6||F4J Phantoms II||#6219|
|6||A7E Corsair II||#6225|
|1||SH3H Sea King||#6214|
|0||F-18E Super Hornet||#6221|
|CVN-68 Nimitz||CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower|
|CVN-70 Carl Vinson||CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt|
|CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln||CVN-73 George Washington|
|CVN-74 John C. Stennis||CVN-75 Harry S. Truman|
Essential Skills Scale Modeling
Updated: 6 March 2000
The Carrier Mission
To provide a credible, sustainable, independent forward presence and conventional deterrence in peacetime, To operate as the cornerstone of joint/allied maritime expeditionary forces in times of crisis, and To operate and support aircraft attacks on enemies, protect friendly forces and engage in sustained independent operations in war.
Features: The aircraft carrier continues to be the centerpiece of the forces
necessary for forward presence. Whenever there has been a crisis, the first
question has been: "Where are the carriers?" Carriers support and operate
aircraft that engage in attacks on airborne, afloat, and ashore targets that threaten free
use of the sea; and engage in sustained operations in support of other forces.
Aircraft carriers are deployed worldwide in support of U.S. interests and commitments.
They can respond to global crises in ways ranging from peacetime presence to full-scale
war. Together with their on-board air wings, the carriers have vital roles across the full
spectrum of conflict.
The Nimitz-class carriers, seven operational and two under construction, are the
largest warships in the world. USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is undergoing its first
refueling during a 33-month Refueling Complex Overhaul at Newport News Shipbuilding in
Newport News, Va., in 1998.
Point of Contact:
Public Affairs Office
Naval Sea Systems Command
Washington, DC 20362
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, Va.
Power Plant: Two nuclear reactors, four shafts
Length, overall: 1,092 feet (332.85 meters)
Flight Deck Width: 252 feet (76.8 meters)
Beam: 134 feet (40.84 meters)
Displacement: Approx. 97,000 tons (98,556.67 metric tons) full load
Speed: 30+ knots (34.5+ miles per hour)
Cost: about $4.5 billion each
USS Nimitz (CVN 68), Norfolk, Va.
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), Norfolk, Va.
USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Bremerton, Wash.
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Norfolk, Va.
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), Everett, Wash.
USS George Washington (CVN 73), Norfolk, Va.
USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), San Diego, Calif.
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Norfolk, Va.
USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) San Diego, Calif.
Crew: Ship's Company: 3,200 - Air Wing: 2,480
Armament: Two or three (depending on modification) NATO Sea Sparrow launchers, 20mm Phalanx CIWS mounts: (3 on Nimitz and Dwight D. Eisenhower and 4 on Vinson and later ships of the class.)
Date Deployed: May 3, 1975 (USS Nimitz)