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George Washington-class Battlecruiser
CountriesUnited States
Length276 meters
BeamPrimary hull: 26 meters
Drive: 40 meters
Krasnikov-Hirasaki Event-capable
Loaded Mass16,776 metric tons
Personnel305 (38 officers, 225 crew, 24 Marines, 18-person flight detachment)
Drive1.27-terawatt Honeywell Nittany Lion Mark IV
FuelAntimatter-initiated fusion of helium-3 and deuterium
Cruise Thrust5.17 milligees
Cruise Range701 kps
0.25 AU flip time19 days, 12 hours
Top Thrust1.29 gees
Missiles5x40-cell launchers
Guns1x1x18 kg, 12 kps spinal mount
4x2x18 kg, 7.2 kps primary gun battery
Laser Engines2,000 megawatts at 1080 nm
Laser Mounts2x350cm forward tricolor cannon
12x120cm "Linebacker" tricolor counterbattery turrets
28x60cm "Barricade" point-defense turrets
NotesCan accomodate 2 Sabre-type dropships
Number built20
Ships in class
(partial listing)
USS George Washington
USS Harry S. Truman
USS Javier Benavidez y Diaz
Ships in this class are named for past U.S. presidents. Built around the Mark IV Nittany Lion drive, they were the largest ships in the American fleet until the first of the Kitty Hawks were launched, and, like the Kitty Hawks, they must frequently carry drop tanks and operate at below peak drive efficiency to keep up with their lighter, faster consorts.

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