aka The Big Stick or TR.
At anchor in Stokes Bay but preparing to set sail
GULF OF OMAN (Mar 11, 2009) USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) navigates through the Gulf of Oman. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier along with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 are operating in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility and are focused on reassuring regional partners of the United States' commitment to security,
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) is the fourth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier. launched in 1984, cvn71 take part in Operation Desert Storm in 1991, and is currently homeported at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia. Her cost was $4.5 billion in 2007 dollars Speed: 30+ knots (56+ km/h; 35+ mph)
Thursday, September 3, 2009