National Geographic Channel MegaStructures

Season 1 Episode 1

USS Ronald Reagan

Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Sep 15, 2004 on National Geographic
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USS Ronald Reagan
The USS Ronald Reagan is a 4.5 billion dollars Nimitz-class supercarrier. Powered by 2 nuclear reactors, the 1100ft. long vessel is equipped with all the necessary facilities to house 6000 personnel and over 80 aircraft. Viewers are given an exclusive look at how the crew of these ‘floating naval base’ is put through a series of test in order to obtain their flight deck certification. Take a glimpse at the various facilities on the ship that keep the 6000 strong crew fed, rested, and entertained.moreless

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