720 Naval Reactors History Database (expand=subject;f1-subject=USS Enterprise (CVN-65));f1-subject%3DUSS%20Enterprise%20(CVN-65) Results for your query: expand=subject;f1-subject=USS Enterprise (CVN-65) Sat, 01 Jan 2011 12:00:00 GMT Draft environmental assessment on the disposal of naval reactors plants from USS Enterprise (CVN-65). This document provides information on the preferred disposal plan for the eight defueled reactor plants in the USS Enterprise, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. It lays out the timeline for Enterprise's deactivation; it "is expected to enter dry dock at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia for inactivation in 2013. Defueling will be conducted at Newport News Shipbuilding. Inactivation is expected to be complete in about 2017 or 2018" (1-1). At that point, Enterprise will be towed to the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) for removal of the already-defueled reactor compartments. The compartments will be packaged and shipped to the Department of Energy's Hanford Site. The actual shipment of the packages to Hanford is estimated to occur between 2023 and 2027. The assessment includes information on the estimated exposure required for the preparation and packaging of the compartments (about 300 rem of collective radiation exposure") (2-2). Page 2-... Sat, 01 Jan 2011 12:00:00 GMT The Enterprise and the USS George H.W. Bush. The oldest and newest nuclear-powered carriers (Enterprise/left, George H.W. Bush/right) docked at Naval Station, Norfolk, Virginia. Tue, 30 Nov 2010 12:00:00 GMT The Enterprise steams in the Atlantic Ocean. The USS Enterprise underway in the Atlantic Ocean. The Enterprise, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was inactivated in 2013. Tue, 19 Oct 2010 12:00:00 GMT Nuclear-powered surface task force underway. The first nuclear-powered surface task force at sea, including the Enterprise, Long Beach, and Bainbridge. Later in 1964, the three ships performed a global circumnavigation as part of Operation Sea Orbit. Thu, 18 Jun 1964 12:00:00 GMT Stern view of the USS Enterprise. Stern view of USS Enterprise (CVN-65), which is powered by eight A2W reactors and four propulsion plants/shafts. The Enterprise is shown during an ordnance onload in the Atlantic Ocean. Fri, 31 Oct 2003 12:00:00 GMT Tour of "USS Enterprise" and report on Joint AEC Naval Reactor Program. Joint Commitee on Atomic Energy This document is based on a hearing that members of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy conducted on board the USS Enterprise in the spring of 1962. The hearing touched on a number of issues, involving both capabilities and costs, which factored into the adoption of nuclear propulsion for aircraft carriers. The first commanding officer of the Enterprise, Vincent P. de Poix, summarized the benefits of nuclear propulsion for carriers, including the ability to rapidly position the ship for air operations, the ability to sail to a trouble spot because of the carrier's support for sustained high-speed propulsion, and the absence of stack gases in the flight deck area, which minimizes aircraft corrosion in comparison with operations on an oil-fired carrier. The qualitative advantages that de Poix summarized, however, were weighed against quantitative advantages emphasized by Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, who recommended in 1963 that the next carrier to be built (CV-67) be conventionally-powered. The he... Sat, 31 Mar 1962 12:00:00 GMT USS Enterprise and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in 2011. The USS Enterprise (foreground) and the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower off the Virginia coast, as Enterprise returns from a six-month deployment. The Enterprise was deactivated in 2013. The Nimitz-class carrier Eisenhower, powered by two A4W reactors, was commissioned in 1977, 16 years after the Enterprise entered service. Thu, 14 Jul 2011 12:00:00 GMT USS Enterprise at Newport News shipyard. The USS Enterprise at Newport News, Virginia. The Enterprise is powered by eight nuclear reactors. Congress appropriated Enterprise in 1958; its construction cost was approximately 472 million dollars. High construction and operating costs for nuclear (relative to conventional) carriers led to a decade-long delay in the construction of additional nuclear-powered carriers. Sun, 01 Jan 1961 12:00:00 GMT USS Enterprise during flight operations. View of the USS Enterprise (CVN-65), the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. This 2010 photo shows the Enterprise during flight operations in the Atlantic Ocean. The ship, which was powered by eight A2W reactors, was decommissioned in 2013. Thu, 12 Aug 2010 12:00:00 GMT USS Enterprise in 1967. The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise, in 1967. On 5 January 1968, the Enterprise was followed by a detected November-class Soviet submarine at a sustained speed of 31 knots. This incident, which illustrated the growing potential of Soviet nuclear-powered attack submarines, spurred the development and commissioning of a new class of high-speed attack submarines. The submarines in this class, starting with the USS Los Angeles (SSN-688), were powered by the S6G reactor plant. Sun, 01 Jan 1967 12:00:00 GMT USS Enterprise in the Atlantic. The USS Enterprise at sea in 2011. The Enterprise had her final deployment in 2012 and was deactivated in 2013. Mon, 17 Jan 2011 12:00:00 GMT