Irving Shipbuilding Incorporated
|Operators:||Royal Canadian Navy|
|Preceded by:||HMCS Majestic class aircraft carrier|
|Succeeded by:||HMCS Super Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carrier|
90,000 tonnes (89,000 long tons) standard
95,000 tonnes (94,000 long tons) full load
|Beam:||40 m (waterline)75 m overall|
|Draught:||11 m (36 ft)|
|Decks:||17,000 m2 (180,000 sq ft)|
|Speed:||+25 knots (46 km/h; 29 mph)|
|Range:||10,000 nautical miles (19,000 km; 12,000 mi)|
|Sensors andprocessing systems:|
30mm guns and mini-guns to counter asymmetric threats.
Tailored air group of up to 75 fixed-wing aircraft:
|Aviation facilities:||one large flight deck, a Hangar below deck, two sizeable aircraft lifts, two aircraft catapults.|
The HMCS Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carrier supercarriers are a class of supercarriers being built for the Royal Canadian Navy and are the first large aircraft carriers being built by Canada after own study and design for the Royal Canadian Navy since the recommission of the Canadian aircraft carriers in the late 1950s.