Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division marked a major milestone this month in the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier CVN 72 USS Abraham Lincoln, with the installation of the final section of the ship’s main mast. Ken Mahler, Newport News vice president of Navy programs, says, “Since we began the refueling complex overhaul, we’ve been working side-by-side on this project to recapitalize and modernize ...


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