As the U.S. Navy gets ready for the christening of the of the next-generation aircraft carrier CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford, the service is now diverting its programmatic attention to the next ship of the class, the CVN-79 John F. Kennedy. “The Ford is in the yard and in the testers’ hands,” says Rear Adm. Thomas Moore, program executive officer for aircraft carriers. “The principal focus now is: what can I do to get the 79 under contract?” And there is no doubt about the biggest concern ...

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