French Carrier

Luis Villa louie@ximian.com
26 Apr 2002 15:39:10 -0400


On Fri, 2002-04-26 at 15:16, Robert Harley wrote:
> Here is a photo of the Charles de Gaulle (bottom) alongside a US
> carrier (top) which is probably the USS Enterprise, with the same size
> as and a similar design to the Nimitz class except for an older type
> of nuclear reactor:
> 
>   http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/europe/ships/images/cdg18.jpg

Unless perspective is seriously screwy in that shot, that's probably not
a Nimitz class; the Nimitz class is about 317M long and the De Gaulle
only 238M, a difference of nearly 25% when those two look very similarly
sized.

Luis