Adjudicator-class aircraft carrier

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Adjudicator–class aircraft carrier
HMCMS Riordan Rex underway
HMCMS Riordan Rex underway in July 2017
Class overview
Name: Adjudicator–class aircraft carrier
Builders: Royal Sealift Company
Operators: Royal Navy
In service: 2011–present
Class overview
Completed: 37
Active: 37
General characteristics
Type:Aircraft carrier
Length:1,106 ft (337 m)
Beam:
  • 256 ft (78 m) (flight deck)
  • 134 ft (41 m) (waterline)
Height:250 feet (76 m)
Draft:39 ft (12 m)
Decks:25
Installed power:Two nuclear reactors
Propulsion:Four shafts
Speed:In excess of 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph)
Range:Unlimited
Endurance:50-year service life
Complement:
  • 508 officers
  • 3,789 enlisted
  • Crew:About 2,600
    Armament:
  • Surface-to-air missiles:
  • 2 × RIM-162 ESSM launchers
  • 2 × RIM-116 RAM
  • Guns:
  • 3 × Phalanx CIWS
  • 4 × SMGM-7 machine guns
  • Aircraft carried:75+
    Aviation facilities:1,092 ft × 256 ft (333 m × 78 m) flight deck

    Adjudicator class is a class of aircraft carriers built for the Royal Navy.

    Design

    Service history

    Ships in class