Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The world's largest and most powerful warships/destroyers and aircraft carriers ever.

The world's largest and most powerful Warships/destroyers and aircraft carriers ever.. Part-1

The world's largest and most powerful destroyers and aircraft carriers ever.

Warship: Izumo-class destroyer, Japan
  • Name of the Warship: Izumo-class destroyer

Officially named as a destroyer, it will have a flat top that will function as a flight deck for helicopters. Currently Japan is limited by its constitution to self-defence only, but rising tensions with China has led to fears of a dispute over island. on the other hand, Japanese officials have insisted the ship will be used to assist humanitarian missions as well as large scale initiative events like the 2011 tsunami. The vessel has not been officially named yet but it has been dubbed Izumo after the armoured cruiser of the Imperial Japanese Navy, which was sunk in an air attack in 1945. Now this is the world's largest and most powerful destroyers and aircraft carriers ever.

Who are operated by : Japanese Navy

About fleet no: 1 with two more planned

About Length: 820ft

Displacement/Capacity : 27,000 tons

Maximum speed: 30 knots

Total Crew: 970

Weapons System: 14 helicopters and anti-submarine warfare.
Picture : AP Photo/Kyodo News

Warship: Yamato-class battleship, Japan
  • Name of the Warship: Yamato-class battleship

Another powerful destroyer of Japan, named the Yamato, is the biggest battleship ever built and dwarves Japan’s new Izumo destroyer.Its Commissioned just a week after the attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941, it was the flagship of the Japanese Combined Fleet.In 1944, in the battle of Leyte Gulf, it only ever fired its massive main guns in one battle at enemy surface targets. But the Ship was eventually sunk in 1945 after being attacked by US aircraft. The world's largest and most powerful warships/destroyers and aircraft carriers ever.

Who are operated by: Japanese Combined Fleet

About fleet no: 2

About Length: 862ft

Displacement/Capacity : 70,000 tons

Maximum speed: 27 knots

Total Crew:  2,332

Weapons: 9 x 46cm guns, 12 x 155mm guns and 12 x 127mm guns. Seven aircraft

Picture: AP Photo/Kyodo News

Warship: Nimitz-Class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USA
  • Name of the Warship: Nimitz-Class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier
Now we will know the biggest warship in operation in the world. Capable of operating for over 20 years without being refuelled and the aircraft carriers are expected to have a service life of over 50 years.
The first in the class, a fatal aircraft crash on deck, a forensic investigation revealed some of the personnel involved tested positive for marijuana. This led to the mandatory drug testing of all service personnel. This warship commissioned in 1975 in the name of the Nimitz-class vessels, are due to be replaced by the even bigger Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier in around 2015. WATCH FREE MOVIES ONLINE | LATEST NEWS UPDATES.

Who are operated by: United States Navy

About fleet no:10

About Length: 1092ft

Displacement/Capacity : 100,000 tons

Maximum speed: 30 knots

Total Crew: 5,000

Weapons: 85-90 bomber/fighter aircraft, missile defence systems
Picture: AP
Name of the Warship: Admiral Kuznetsov-class aircraft carrier,Russia
  • Name of the Warship: Admiral Kuznetsov-class aircraft carrier

Admiral Kuznetsov-class aircraft carrier is a beast was originally commissioned in 1990 and later as the flagship for the Soviet Navy in 1985. It was sister ship called Varyag, but it was never completed. Instead the Ukraine sold the hull to China, who completed it themselves. But in Ukraine the vessel was being built.

Who are operated by: Russian Navy

About fleet no: 1

About Length: 1,001ft

Displacement/Capacity : 55,000 tons

Maximum speed: 29 knots

Total Crew: 2,356

Weapons: 52 aircraft, 60 rockets and 192 missiles
Picture: Royal Navy
Name of the Warship: Liaoning aircraft carrier, China

  • Name of the Warship: Liaoning aircraft carrier

The People’s Republic of China purchased this Liaoning aircraft carrier at an auction, this is the aircraft carrier. It was sold in 1998 under the pretext that it would be used a floating casino many other former Soviet carriers have ended up as theme parks. And for the Lacking engines, a rudder and operating systems, the Varyag was towed to a navy shipyard where it was given a refit and renamed the Liaoning and entered service in 2012. Now this is one of the best powerful warship of the world. WATCH FREE MOVIES ONLINE | LATEST NEWS UPDATES

Who are operated by: People’s Liberation Army Navy

About fleet no: 1

About Length: 999ft

Displacement/Capacity : 66,000 tons

Maximum speed: 32 knots

Total Crew:  2,626

Weapons: 30 aircraft, 24 helicopters, 60 rockets and 192 missiles
Picture: AFP/GettyImages

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