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CV 67 John F. Kennedy  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 7 September 1968
Total Production: 1
Also Known As: Big John
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Northrop Grumman
Parent System: CV 67 John F. Kennedy
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 7 September 1968
Total Production: 1
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Description: The CV 67 USS John F. Kennedy conventionally-powered attack aircraft carrier entered service on September 7, 1968. Despite the ship remains fully mission capable, it has been assigned to the US Navy Reserve for naval force training purposes and peacetime support operations. Since 1997, the ship is anchored at Mayport, Florida. The crew of 5,597-man is divided according to 3,117 ship's crew and 2,480 air wing.

The USS Kennedy carries up to 85 combat aircraft such as fixed-wing F-14s, F/A-18s, E-2C Hawkeyes and S-3 Vikings and rotary-wing SH-60Bs. Ship's defense system also includes two Sea Sparrow air-to-surface missile launchers and three CIWS Mk-15 Phalanx guns. The Kennedy was involved in military operations against Libya (mid-1980s) and Iraq (1991).

Following replacement of CVN 65 in 2014 by the lead ship of CVN 21 class (CVN 78), the CV 67 will be replaced by the second CVN 21 class aircraft carrier (CVN 79) by 2018.

CV 67 John F. Kennedy Specifications

Crew: 5,597
Dimensions
Beam: 77 meter (252 foot)
Length: 316 meter (1,035 foot)
Ship's Height: 39.6 meter
Power
Total Combined Power: 280,000 shp (209 MW)
Speed
Top Speed: 15.4 mps (30 knot)
Time
Service Life: 50 year
Weight
Full Displacement: 83,316 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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CV 67 John F. Kennedy News

There are 2 news between
24 Mar 2007 and 30 Jan 2009
Friday, January 30, 2009US Navy Retires Last S-3B Viking From Fleet Service
Saturday, March 24, 2007Big John Decommissioned After 38 Years of Service

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems

Grand Total 11
Combat Aircraft
EA-6B Prowler
F-14D Tomcat
F/A-18C Hornet
F/A-18D Hornet
F/A-18E Super Hornet
F/A-18F Super Hornet
Defensive Weapons
RIM-7P Sea Sparrowx16
Protection Systems
Mk 15 Phalanx Block 1/1Ax3
Sensor Systems
AN/SPS-48E
Support Aircraft
Hawkeye 2000x4
MH-60S Knighthawk
S-3B Viking

CV 67 John F. Kennedy Ship Listing


SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
CV 67 USS John F. Kennedy27 May 19677 Sep 19681 Aug 2007

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