The U.S. Navy took a major step toward getting one of its aircraft carriers back into the fleet earlier this month when the CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt completed an overnight habitability fast cruise. The Nimitz-class carrier is now in the final stages of finishing its refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding unit, and the fast cruise is a significant step toward finishing the refueling, repairs and renovations. “It shows ...


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