USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75)
The Truman in September 2018 in the Atlantic
|Order||June 30, 1988|
|Keel laying||November 29, 1993|
|Launch||September 7, 1996|
|1. Period of service|
|Commissioning||July 25, 1998|
approx. 97,000 standard tons (fully loaded)
317 meters (waterline), 332.85 meters (flight deck)
40.84 meters (fuselage), 76.80 meters (flight deck)
2 nuclear reactors, 4 propellers
2 Sea Sparrow and 2 Rolling Airframe starters
up to 85
The USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) is the eighth aircraft carriers of the Nimitz-class of the US Navy . It bears the name of the 33rd US President , Harry S. Truman . It was in the shipyard Newport News Shipbuilding on 29 November 1993 laid the keel and on 7 September 1996 baptized .
Like the USS John C. Stennis , the USS Harry S. Truman recently completed an 11-month PIA overhaul at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth , Virginia . On April 11, 2018, the USS Harry S. Truman and its aircraft carrier combat group set off on a mission to Europe and the Middle East.
- 2000-2001 and 2002: Operation Southern Watch (surveillance of no-fly zones in Iraq)
- 2003: Operation Iraqi Freedom (support for the Iraq war)
- 2004–2005: Persian Gulf
- September 2005: Relief efforts in connection with Hurricane Katrina
- 2007-2008: Operation Iraqi Freedom
- 2010: Operation Enduring Freedom
- 2015/2016: Operation Inherent Resolve in Syria and Iraq
- 2018: Europe and Middle East
- Decades of dominance on the world's oceans: the aircraft carriers of the US Navy . In: FLIGHT REVIEW . ( Flugrevue.de [accessed on March 11, 2018]).
- Truman strike group departs for Middle East, Europe deployment this week . In: Stars and Stripes . ( stripes.com [accessed April 10, 2018]).
- Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group to deploy Wednesday . In: WTKR.com . April 9, 2018 ( wtkr.com [accessed April 10, 2018]).