View Full Version : USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) at Norfolk Navy Yard discussion

05-11-2007, 03:04 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile24722/USS-Theodore-Roosevelt-(CVN-71)-at-Norfolk-Navy-Yard.htm>USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) at Norfolk Navy Yard</a></b><br><br>USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) (known affectionately as the Big Stick or TR) is the fourth Nimitz-class supercarrier and its call sign is Rough Rider, the name of President Theodore Roosevelt's volunteer cavalry unit during the Spanish-American War. It was launched on 27 October 1984 and saw it's first action during Operation Desert Storm in 1991. <br />
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In February 2004, TR entered a ten-month DPIA (Docked Planned Incremental Availability). Major systems overhauled included AC systems, Steam and CHT (sewage) systems, 1MC (announcing) systems, communication, navigation, and detection suites, weapons elevator overhauls, Propeller replacement, hull cleaning and painting, and sea valve replacement, to name a few. TR came out of the dry-dock in August and completed its availability in December 2004 with all four catapults operational and certified, a first for a carrier.<br><br><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/14891admin.jpg>