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Norfolk Naval Base, Norfolk, VA. It is uncommon for this many Nuclear Aircraft Carriers (5) to all be in port at one time. The USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN-74), returned to port on July 2, 1997, joining the USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73), USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN-71), USS ENTERPRISE (CVN-65) and the USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69).
Only one nuclear cruiser to be modernized
Russia throw outs plan to modernize all of the country’s laid-up nuclear cruisers. Only the Northern Fleet’s “Admiral Nakhimov” will get a RUB 50 billion rebuilding, the others will be scrapped.252 meters long and 24,300 tons heavy Kirov-class cruisers are the largest and heaviest surface combatant warships in the world. As “Admiral Ushakov” and “Admiral Lazarev” are considered to be beyond repair, they will be scrapped, a source in the military complex says to Izvestiya.
The guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) returns to homeport at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Lake Erie completed a Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Navy test in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Diana Quinlan/Released)