The following is video of a 704-metric ton section of the future carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) being fitted into place on Jan. 17, 2017. Read More
Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) laid the keel for the second Ford-class nuclear aircraft carrier — John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) — in a Saturday ceremony at the company’s Newport News, Va. shipyard. Read More
Lawmakers are considering lowering the congressional cost cap for the second Ford-class aircraft carrier, John F. Kennedy (CVN-79), to a dollar figure the Navy says it cannot commit to. Read More
The Navy is delaying awarding a $4 billion contract to start the second Gerald R. Ford-class nuclear carrier (CVN-78) for up to a year, according to a Friday report from Bloomberg News.
The detailed design and construction for John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) was supposed to be awarded to shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries in September, according to the Bloomberg report. Read More