The US Navy has christened its newest Gerald R Ford-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F Kennedy (CVN 79) during a ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division. The christening ceremony of the Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John F Kennedy was attended by more than 20,000 members. CVN 79 is …Read More »
U.S. Navy new super-carriers won’t be able to deploy with the new F-35 stealth fighters
The new Ford-class supercarriers are being delivered to the US Navy without the ability to deploy with the service’s new stealth fighters, and lawmakers have decided to put a stop to it. It’s very difficult to get something like an aircraft carrier cheaply and quickly and have it work well. …Read More »
The Next U.S. Supercarrier: USS Barack Obama or USS Donald Trump?
What will be the name of The Next U.S. Supercarrier: USS Barack Obama or USS Donald Trump? America’s currently has 5 new supercarriers. Four of them already have names, while one of them the yet to be named. Here is the latest American aircraft carrier: USS George W. Bush (CVN-77) …Read More »
USS John F. Kennedy: America’s Next Super Aircraft Carrier Is Almost 50% Complete
John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) is the second Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier being built for the United States Navy. The ship is under construction and planned to be commissioned in 2020. On 15 January 2009, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding was awarded a $374 million contract for design …Read More »