USS Reagan CVN-76Item Number: CVN-76 Reagan
One of the newest carriers, the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), is the ninth ship of the Nimitz class. Christened on March 4, 2001, the ship completed its final construction and outfitting phase and was delivered to the Navy in 2003.
Using more than a billion parts from over 3,000 suppliers in 47 states and the District of Columbia, the Reagan incorporates dozens of new technologies and innovations developed since the first Nimitz-class carrier, USS Nimitz (CVN 68), was delivered to the U.S. Navy in 1975.
The Reagan was commissioned into the Navy's fleet on July 12, 2003 and is the most modern and sophisticated aircraft carrier in the world. Reagan is 1,092 feet long and will be home to 6,000 sailors, carry more than 80 aircraft and cruise at speeds in excess of 30 knots.
Mahognay Wood. Scale: 1/350. Length 38 inches.