The USS Ronald
Reagan is the ninth and last Nimitz class aircraft carrier to be built
and marks the start of a whole new era for this type of warship.
Equipped with the latest technology, the Ronald Reagan has been
designed to meet the needs of the US Navy for the next 50 years. The
two nuclear reactors which power its turbines can run for more than 20
years without refuelling and can bring the ship to a top speed of over
Capable of carrying more than 80 warplanes and a crew of over 6,000,
the Ronald Reagan can also stock enough food to remain at sea for more
than 90 days.