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USS Valley Forge (CG 50)
Code Number:
MYNV06P07_19
Title:
USS Valley Forge (CG 50)
Awarded: August 28, 1981
Keel laid: April 14, 1983
Launched: June 23, 1984
Commissioned: January 18, 1986
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding, West Bank, Pascagoula, Miss.

Propulsion system: four General Electric LM 2500 gas turbine engines
Propellers: two
Blades on each Propeller: five
Length: 567 feet (173 meters)
Beam: 55 feet (16,8 meters)
Draft: 34 feet (10,2 meters)
Displacement: approx. 9,600 tons full load
Speed: 30+ knots
Cost: about $1 billion

Aircraft: two SH-60 Sea Hawk (LAMPS 3)
Armament: two Mk 26 missile launchers for Standard missiles and ASROC, Mk 46, torpedoes, Harpoon missile launchers, two Mk 45 5-inch/54 caliber lightweight guns, two Phalanx CIWS
Homeport: San Diego, California
Crew: 33 Officers, 27 Chief Petty Officers and approx. 324 Enlisted
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