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The US Navy no longer has nuclear powered cruisers or destroyers. The only nuclear powered surface ships are aircraft carriers.

In general, the nuclear powered cruisers/destroyers could achieve speeds in excess of 30 knots (34 Miles Per Hour). Aircraft carriers must be able to achieve the same speed in order for them to be able to launch and recover aircraft.

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