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Market Forces Carrier

By Evilonavich
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For my nationstates Roleplay.

Z.M.N. Heavy Carrier “Market Forces” Class

Two under construction in Megacity One. Dock space and manufacturing capacity for three more production yards to be brought online.


Crew Capacity:21,000

Catapults: Ten (eight electromagnetic two heavy steam catapults for heavy bomber/transport launch).

Aircraft elevators: Ten

Arresting gear cables: Ten

Cruising Speed: 42 Knots

Propellers: Four, blades on each propeller: Five

Power Plant:
Four Z.M.I Nmd80 Fission reactors linked to 18 steam turbines generating 216,000 Kilowatts of power.

Four main drive shafts.
Five cross manoeuvring directional water jet tubes with 10 outtake/intakes giving the carrier superb manoeuvrability even for her size.

Length: 700 Metres

Beam: 80 Metres

Beam at the waterline: 65 metres (214 feet)

440,000 Ton Displacement at full load.

Flight Deck:390,000 square metres (1 ,279,527 square feet).


One 60 Cell Vertical Launch system (system located in front of bridge) that can fire anything up to a cruise missile or sea slam missile.

22 ICBM/A-SAT/Recon Sat launch Tubes (bank located between funnels).

28 “Ocean Storm” Medium to close range defence missiles, roles anti aircraft, anti cruise or sea skimmer missile. (Maximum engagement range 73 Km)

62 “Talon” Quad barrelled liquid nitrogen cooled 35mm defence guns each with an individual radar dome and optic/thermal sensor mount base unit. Rate of fire: 7,000 rounds per minute.

6 25.2cm Dual purpose double barrelled gun turrets. Maximum range 34 Kilometres.

5 “Star Shield” Anti Ballistic Missile launchers each containing 4 star shield ABM missiles.

2“Raptor” 80 Megawatt Masers (primarily Electronic Warfare weapons, joint developed with Knootos).

4 “Pin Cushion” Depth Charge/Counter measures/Chaff Barrel (barrel full of aluminium strips and phosphorous launched 49 Metres into the air) launchers.

6“Ocean Shield” Tri tube rapid fire Torpedo(capable but never used)/Counter Torpedo/Counter Measure launcher units.

Main Tasks: Fleet Command, Aircraft Carrier, ABM defence, Re supply, Missile bombardment (conventional and ballistic), Hospital Ship.

Total Cost: 43 Billion Rungs or 81.7 Billion Dollars US.
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someone1fy's avatar
So uploader, may I ask you how many aircrafts that it can expropriate.
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EvilonavichHobbyist Digital Artist
The image is old and must be done, the basic statistics and intent however are not overly in error. Average scale of an average aircraft lets take the F16 -C which is around 15x10 metres 150sqm, flght deck 390,000sqm, effective directly useable on flight storage ratio roughly probably around 25 percent (for effective recovery rates) unless combat overloading, so call it 97500sqm so thats 650 F16Cs in effective operation.


Effective runway length would allow launch and recovery of strategic bombers, true missile busses,transports and mid air refueling heavies directly by average aviators rather than stol trained naval pilots so these numbers become highly variable.
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So you mean is it able to expropriate over 150 aircrafts?
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EvilonavichHobbyist Digital Artist
650 average naval aircraft if that was all it carried. 
someone1fy's avatar
LOL! Awesome! but how?!
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EvilonavichHobbyist Digital Artist
Its over twice the length and beam of a Nimitz. 
someone1fy's avatar
Ah... that is why?
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What can it launch?
canuleyo's avatar
That's like two and a hlaf Nimitz class :O
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:+fav: Maybe you could do a top view, please?
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EvilonavichHobbyist Digital Artist
Im sorry generaly I dont do more than one view as there is only so much time im willing to devote to one piece also I did this some time ago and I would utterly redo the image at this point.
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Only a suggestion! It's your choice!
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SideshowBudHobbyist Traditional Artist
Two Questions. How many aircraft (sqaudrons, air and sea rescues, helicopters and transports) can it hold?

And is there a sort of time share on this thing? I mean, use it for an operation lasting, oooh, three to five months? You know, like them condo's rich people have, but they don't really use it, they like, share it with other people, you know? Or is it like you have one section of the ship for your self, or do you have to share it with other Private Millitary Companys?
Inzekkt's avatar
You like carriers too? Sweet! Hey, what about letting the Nimitz face off with this one, eh? :D
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TDBK Digital Artist
Very good! I like it!! :D
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