part of the U.S. Atlantic fleet, participated in operation Desert Storm
in 1990/1991. From various aircraft carriers A-6 Intruders, and F-14
Tomcats were used in battle. The carriers defense against enemy attacks
are helicopters and planes against Submarines, various missiles and
radar-controlled high speed guns. Launched in 1956, the Saratoga is
continuously up-dated, especially in its radar and electronics systems.
Technical details: Power: 4 Westinghouse turbines at 260000 HP and 4
propellers; Displacement: 78000 t; Length: 316 m; Max speed: 32 knots