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"Virginia" Class
Guided Missile Cruiser

Launched / Commissioned: 1974 / 1976
Displacement, full load:  10000 tons
Dimensions, metres: 178,4 x 19,2 x 9
Aircraft: 2 helicopters
Missiles: 8 Harpoon, (2 quads), - Standard MR/Asroc launchers. (2 twin)
Guns: 2 x 5", 2 x 40 mm
Torpedoes: 2 triple tubes
Propulsion: 2 nuclear reactors, 2 geared turbines, 2 shafts, knots 3o+
Complement: 473
 
 


USS "Virginia"  CGN 38
Photographed in Norfolk, 1978
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 

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