The U.S. Navy must rectify technical problems on its newest, $13 billion, aircraft carrier within the next 18 months for the ship to deploy as scheduled in 2022. CVN-78, the lead ship in the Ford-class, has completed critical test points 15 months after its delivery at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia. Despite the testing milestone, the Navy is still working out kinks on the megacarrier’s new technologies. Navy secretary has low level of confidence in Huntington ...


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