Specifications for the
USS Saratoga (CV-60)
Conventional Powered Aircraft Carrier
Country of Origin: United States
Initial Year of Service: 1956
Operators: United States
Length: 1063ft (324.00m)
Beam: 130ft (39.62m)
Draught: 37ft (11.28m)
Machinery: 8 x Babcock & Wilcox boilers powering 4 x geared steam turbines at 280,000shp; 4 x shafts.
Surface Speed: 35kts (40mph)
Range: 0miles (0km)
8 x 5" (127mm) /54 caliber Mark 42 cannons (removed after refit).
3 x 8-cell NATO "Sea Sparrow" anti-aircraft missile launchers.
3 x 20mm Phalanx Mark 15 Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWSs).
Air Arm: Between 70 and 90 various fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft types including fighters, strike, reconnaissance, and mission-specific aircraft/helicopters.
Ship Class: Forrestal-class
Ships-in-Class: USS Forrestal (CV-59); USS Saratoga (CV-60); USS Independence (CV-62); USS Ranger (CV-70)