Guided Missile Battlecruiser, USS Khe Sanh, Lead ship in her class, the Battle Class.
Displacement: 75,359 tons standard, 83,595 tons full Load
Length: 1150 feet (350.52 meters)
Beam: 125 feet (38.10 meters)
Draft: 30 feet (9.14 meters)
Propulsion: 2x Westinghouse C5W Nuclear Reactors, 4x Westinghouse geared steam turbines, 2x Shafts 2x Screw.
Speed: 35 knots (cruise) 50 (Maximum)
Complement: (Crew) 2350, (Standard) 3000 (Flagship)
Armament: 18 x 16 in (406.40 mm) naval gun, 8 x 5 in (127.00 mm) naval gun, 7 x 50 mm (1.96 in) Phalanax Gun Systems, 12 x 20 mm (0.78 in) naval gun, 400 assorted missiles, 10 torpedo tubes, (6 forward) (4 aft).
The USS Khe Sanh, is named after the Battle of Khe Sanh
) subsequently all the ships in the Battle Class
are named after battles. Even though the class is larger then any battleship ever built and about the size of a Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier, Battle Class ships are classified as Guided Missile Battlecruisers. This is because they are dwarfs in comparison to the Mars Class Battleships. ([link]
Inspiration for some hull features came from Burke Flight IIa Class Guided Missle Destroyers
Not drawn to scale of course. Made in MS Paint, download for full 2640x950 .PNG.