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Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CVA(N) 65)

LC control no.n 90724593
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Corporate name headingEnterprise (Aircraft carrier : CVA(N) 65)
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Variant(s)Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CVN-65)
USS Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CVA(N) 65)
Big E (Aircraft carrier : CVA(N) 65)
CVN-65 (Aircraft carrier)
CVA(N) 65 (Aircraft carrier)
Special noteOld catalog heading: Enterprise (Aircraft carrier, CVA(N) 65)
Found inKinzey, B. The USS Enterprise, CVA(N)-65 to CV(N)-65, 1991.
USS Enterprise (CVN-65), 2022: title page (USS Enterprise (CVN-65))
LC database, 12-18-90 (hdg.: Enterprise (Aircraft carrier, CVA(N)-65))
English Wikipedia website, viewed Nov. 2, 2012 (USS Enterprise (CVN-65), formerly CVA(N)-65, is the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the eighth United States naval vessel to bear the name. Like her predecessor of World War II fame, she is nicknamed the "Big E"; the only ship of her class, Enterprise is the second oldest commissioned vessel in the United States Navy, after the wooden-hulled, three-masted frigate USS Constitution. She was originally scheduled for decommissioning in 2014 or 2015, depending on the life of her reactors and completion of her replacement, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78). But the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 slated the ship's retirement for 2013, when she will have served for 51 consecutive years, longer than any other U.S. aircraft carrier)