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USS Enterprise CVN 65

Over one million nautical miles It has traveled enough to circle the Earth 40 times Over 400,000 aircraft landings 51 years 100,000 veterans The ship and her crews have served under 10 presidents Enough veterans to fill the Rose Bowl From the F-8B Crusader to F/A-18F Super Hornet OF THE REST LURIBUSs UNUM LS USS ENTERPRISE CVN 65 * ENTERBRIS CIN-65 CELEBRATING FIVE DECADES OF SERVICE From her commissioning SERVING THE U.S. ACROSS THE WORLD December, 1998: Operation Desert Fox Enterprise participates in Coalition air campaign against Iraq with 297 combat sorties during October 1965 to June Round-the-World 1973: Vietnam War Deployments Enterprise was the first ship from the Pacific fleet to engage in Vietnam, and the last to support as the world's first nuclear From the Cuban Missile Crisis in August 1962 to the war in Afghanistan in 2012, USS Enterprise has been deployed 25 times. Five decades of unprecedented commitment of carrier and crew! 1964 1986 1990 powered aircraft carrier in 70 hours of continuous evacuation of thousands operations. at war's end. November of 1961 to her final Enterprise steams from New Zealand to 1996: Cape Horn, 5,223 miles, in just 8"2 days. Equals one deployment Operation Desert deployment in November 1963 Strike 2012, USS Enterprise (CVN 65) October 1962: Cuban Missile Crisis and her crew have played a Enterprise deploys in support of the Cuban Missile Crisis under the 1962: First 2001-2012: Over A Deployment Enterprise participates in her first NATO Decade of Combat After 9/11, Enterprise returns to the Persian Gulf and flies guise of supporting "engineering exercises" and plays a vital role in the the Navy will quarantine of Cuba and averting a global crisis. part in many of the world's "Mr. President, over 700 missions against Taliban and Al Qaeda targets in November 2001. Between 2003 and 2012, Enterprise exercise with 1974-1988 major conflicts.“Big E" has truly not let you down" -Chief of Naval Operations 24 other ships. Multiple deployments to the Northern February 1975: Operation Frequent Wind Enterprise provides 10,000 man-hours of humanitarian aid in Mauritius.- conducts five more missions earned her place in history. Pacific, Western Pacific, and Indian in Southwest Asia to aid American forces in Ocean. Afghanistan and Iraq. MILITARY MASTERPIECE 8 90 Aircraft Capacity 2,400 Blueprints Nuclear Miles of 60,923 Reactors Feet Tons of Steel It took 900 designers and engineers using enough blueprints to stretch from Miami to Los Angeles to design "Big E." Four times the The second largest The carrier's strength is its ability to store a large number of shi a high volume of sorties. number of any More steel than it naval vessel in the world. Almost four football fields long. other nuclear and launch took to construct the powered vessel. Empire State Building. 1958 1961 1962 1965 1974 1979-1982 1990 1990-1994 2002 2008-2010 2012 Huntington Keel laid at Newport News Shipbuilding Redesigned for F-14 Tomcats Enterprise conducts its final overhaul Commissioned Maiden Homeport changed to Alameda, Calif. Overhaul and Homeport changed Final refueling at to Norfolk, Va. Conducts a Inactivated Ingalls Industries voyage modernization Newport News maintenance refit OF THE UNITED

USS Enterprise CVN 65

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As a tribute to the "Big E's" five decades of service, from the Cuban Missile Crisis to Operation Enduring Freedom, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has illustrated her deployments and milestones t...


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