The USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) General Characteristics



Type: Aircraft carrier
Displacement: About 100,000 long tons (110,000 short tons; 100,000 tons) (full load)
Length: 1,106 ft
Beam: 256 ft (78 m) (flight deck) 134 ft (41 m) (waterline)
Height: 250 feet
Draft: 39 ft
Decks: 25
Installed power: Two nuclear reactors
Propulsion: Four shafts
Speed: In excess of 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph)
Range: Unlimited
Endurance: 50-year service life
Complement: 508 officers 3,789 enlisted
Crew: 4,300 approx

Armament:
Anti-aircraft missiles
2 RIM-162 ESSM launchers
2 RIM-116 RAM
Guns: 3 Phalanx CIWS
4 M2 .50 Cal. (12.7 mm) machine guns

Aircraft carried: 75+
Aviation facilities: 1,092 ft 256 ft (333 m 78 m) flight deck




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