Onboard an Aircraft Carrier!

USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)

Aircraft Carrier: Military vessel with a wide open dick which serves as a runway for the launching and landing of aircraft. A modern nuclear-powered carrier may have a flight deck about 1,000ft (300m) long, a displacement about 75,000 metric tons, 4,000-man crew and carry 90 aircraft of various types.

~ Oxford One-Volume Illustrated Encyclopedia

Facts you might not know about the USS John C. Stennis

  1. The USS John C. Stennis is the seventh Nimitz-class nuclear-powered supercarrier in the United States Navy
  2. Stennis‘s two nuclear reactors give her virtually unlimited range
  3. In the 2009 science fiction movie Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, the USS John C. Stennis was seen during the film’s final battle in Egypt.
  4. Serving aboard the USS John Stennis are 5,000 sailors.

Countries that possess aircraft carriers:

  1. United States (11)
  2. Spain (2)
  3. Italy (2)
  4. United Kingdom (1)
  5. France (1)
  6. Russia (1)
  7. China (1)
  8. India (1)
  9. Brazil (1)
  10. Thailand (1)
∑2 – S(⊃W⊂)90° – (N)90°H(W⊂)90°G™ = 1
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