Specifications for the
USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79)
Country of Origin: United States
Initial Year of Service: 2020
Operators: United States
Length: 1106 ft (337.11 m)
Beam: 252 ft (76.81 m)
Draught: 39 ft (11.89 m)
Displacement: 112,000 tons
Machinery: 2 x A1B nuclear reactors of unknown output.
Surface Speed: 32 kts (37 mph)
Range: Essentially Unlimited
2 x RIM-162 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) medium-range anti-aircraft missile launchers.
2 x RIM-116 RAM (Rolling Airframe Missile) short-range anti-aircraft missile launchers.
2 x 20mm Phalanx CIWS (Close-In Weapon Systems)
4 x 12.7mm Browning M2 heavy machine guns
Air Arm: Approximately 75 aircraft of various makes and models intended for interception, patrol, strike, transport and rescue.
Ship Class: Gerald R. Ford-class
Ships-in-Class: USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78); USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79); USS Enterprise (CVN-80)