U.S. Naval Progress...naming of ships

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U.S. Naval Progress.. Please note the USS BO below!

 

USS REAGAN
Seeing it next to the Arizona Memorial really puts its size into perspective... it's ENORMOUS !



Dans cette crise actuelle, l'État n’est pas la solution à notre problème ; l'État est le problème. De temps en temps nous avons été tentés de croire que la société est devenue trop complexe pour être contrôlée par la discipline de chacun, que le gouvernement par une élite était supérieur au gouvernement du peuple, par le peuple et pour le peuple. Et bien, si personne parmi nous n’est capable de se gouverner lui-même, alors qui parmi nous a la capacité d’en gouverner un autre ?

Ronald Reagan

U.S. Naval Progress...naming of ships
U.S. Naval Progress...naming of ships

When the Bridge pipes 'Man the Rail' there is a lot of rail to man on this monster: shoulder to shoulder, around 4.5 acres.

Her displacement is about 100,000 tons with full complement. 

Capability

Top speed exceeds 30 knots, powered by two nuclear reactors that can operate for more than 20 years without refueling.

1. Expected to operate in the fleet for about 50 years 
2. Carries over 80 combat aircraft 
3. Three arresting cables can stop a 28-ton aircraft going 150 miles per hour in less than 400 feet

Size

1. Towers 20 stories above the waterline
2. 1092 feet long; nearly as long as the Empire State Building is tall 
3. Flight deck covers 4.5 acres
4. 4 bronze propellers, each 21 feet across, weighing 66,200 pounds
5. 2 rudders, each 29 by 22 feet and weighing 50 tons
6. 4 high speed aircraft elevators, each over 4,000 square feet 

Capacity

1. Home to about 6,000 Navy personnel 
2. Carries enough food and supplies to operate for 90 days
3. 18,150 meals served daily
4. Distillation plants provide 400,000 gallons of fresh water from sea water daily, enough for 2,000 homes 
5. Nearly 30,000 light fixtures and 1,325 miles of cable and wiring 1,400 telephones 
6. 14,000 pillowcases and 28,000 sheets
 


USS BILL CLINTON
The USS William Jefferson Clinton (CVS1) set sail today from its home port of Vancouver , BC

U.S. Naval Progress...naming of ships

The ship is the first of its kind in the Navy and is a standing legacy to President Bill Clinton 'for his foresight in military budget cuts' and his conduct while holding the (formerly dignified) office of President.

The ship is constructed nearly entirely from recycled aluminum and is completely solar powered with a top speed of 5 knots. It boasts an arsenal comprised of one (unarmed) F14 Tomcat or one (unarmed) F18 Hornet aircraft, although they cannot be launched on the 100-foot flight deck, form a very menacing presence.

As a standing order, there are no firearms allowed on board.

This crew, like the crew aboard the USS Jimmy Carter, is specially trained to avoid conflicts and appease any and all enemies of the United States at all costs.

An onboard Type One DNC Universal Translator can send out messages of apology in any language to anyone who may find America offensive.  The number of apologies are limitless and, though some may seem hollow and disingenuous, the Navy advises all apologies will sound very sincere.

In times of conflict, the USS Clinton has orders to seek refuge in Canada.

U.S. Naval Progress...naming of ships

USS BARACK OBAMA

U.S. Naval Progress...naming of ships

Details are vague. But don't worry ~ He has a plan...

 

Du reste il demande à Clinton ce qu'il faudrait faire, après avoir eu une concertation avec le Président français : Hollande

U.S. Naval Progress...naming of ships

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