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Victorious-class Aircraft Carrier

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The profile of a Victorious-class supercarrier with its aircraft that make up its airwing.
The Victorious-class Aircraft Carrrier is a class of nuclear powered supercarrier in service in the Royal Canadian Navy from 2023 onwards. It is based on the original blueprints of the USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-67) before its conversion to steam power.

Specificatons[edit]

  • Type: Nuclear powered Supercarrier (Hull designation symbol CVN)
  • Service Period: 2023-
  • Characteristics
    • Length: 1,052 feet (320.65 meters) (Extreme); 990 feet (301.75 meters) (Waterline)
    • Beam: 252 feet (76.81 meters) (Extreme); 130 feet (39.63 meters) (Waterline)
    • Draft: 37 feet (11.28 meters) (Maximum); 39 feet (11.89 meters) (Limit)
    • Displacement (Light): 63,155 tons
    • Displacement (Full Load): 88,750 tons
    • Displacement (Dead Weight): 29,595 tons
  • Capacity: 5,075
  • Crew: 3,100 (1,272 officers and 1,828 enlisted)
  • Endurance: 75 days of food, self-sufficient in water
  • Electrical Power: 280 MW
  • Power: 288,000 shp
  • Range: Unlimited
  • Speed: 35 Knots (64.82 km/hr)
  • Propulsion:
    • 4 x PBMR/AECL 105 MWt pebble-bed type nuclear reactors
    • 12 x General Motors Model 265TNV turbodiesel backup engines with Western Electric 5 MW AC generators
    • 8 x Vektris Engineering turbines and 35 MWe AC electric generators
    • 16 x Western Electric 18,000-horsepower geared electric motors
    • 4 x shafts
  • Sensor Suite
    • System 021 Long-range Air Search Radar
    • System 025A Medium-range Air Search radar
    • System 034SCR Long-range Surface Search Radar
    • System 050C Integrated Information Transfer System
  • Countermeasures:
    • AN/SLY-2 Electronic Warfare Suite
    • S2170 Sea Sentor Surface Ship Torpedo Defence System
    • Mk.53 Nulka decoy launchers
  • Armament
    • 2 x 16-cell Mk.41 Vertical Launch Systems (with 64 quad-packed ESSM anti-aircraft missiles)
    • 2 x Mk.49 Rolling Airframe Missile launchers (with 42 RIM-116 missiles, plus 63 reload missiles)
    • 4 x Naval Defender twin 35mm CIWS systems (15,000 rounds each system)
  • Aircraft Carried: up to 100 fixed wing aircraft and helicopters
    • Peacetime Load
      • 16 x CF-184D Supercat
      • 16 x CF-185A Typhoon
      • 12 x CF-216K Sea Viper
      • 4 x CC-115NVE Viking Farsight
      • 6 x CE-188G Growler
      • 6 x CP-121V Super Tracker
      • 2 x CC-115NV Viking
      • 4 x CH-148 Cyclone
      • 4 x CH-149 Comorant
      • 2 x CH-151 Vulcan
    • Wartime Load
      • 22 x CF-184D Supercat
      • 24 x CF-185A Typhoon
      • 24 x CF-216K Sea Viper
      • 4 x CC-115NVE Viking Farsight
      • 6 x CP-121V Super Tracker
      • 6 x CE-188G Growler
      • 2 x CC-115NV Viking
      • 4 x CH-148 Cyclone
      • 4 x CH-149 Comorant
      • 2 x CH-151 Vulcan

Unit Run[edit]

  • HMCS Victorious (CVN-25)
  • HMCS Magnificent (CVN-26)
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