USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75)

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The Truman in September 2018 in the Atlantic
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 flag
Commissioning July 25, 1998
Technical specifications

approx. 97,000 standard tons (fully loaded)


317 meters (waterline), 332.85 meters (flight deck)


40.84 meters (fuselage), 76.80 meters (flight deck)


12.50 meters


3200 crew
+ 2480 aircraft personnel


2 nuclear reactors, 4 propellers


30+ knots


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 .

Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3) is currently stationed on Harry S. Truman , its home port is Naval Station Norfolk .

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.


Individual evidence

  1. Decades of dominance on the world's oceans: the aircraft carriers of the US Navy . In: FLIGHT REVIEW . ( [accessed on March 11, 2018]).
  2. Truman strike group departs for Middle East, Europe deployment this week . In: Stars and Stripes . ( [accessed April 10, 2018]).
  3. ^ Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group to deploy Wednesday . In: . April 9, 2018 ( [accessed April 10, 2018]).

Web links

Commons : USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files