Keel Laying Means More For Carrier Program

Credit: CVN 79: Huntington Ingalls Industries
With growing budgetary concerns and operational questions being raised in the current economic and threat climates, the recent laying of the keel for the second Ford-Class aircraft carrier, the CVN 79 John F. Kennedy, is taking on greater importance than simply a ceremonial milestone. Newport News...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.