Airfields Afloat: The USA’s New Gerald Ford Class Super-Carriers

CVN-79 Concept

CVN 79 early concept
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March 20/23: OBRP Huntington-Ingalls Industries won a $16 million modification for the procurement of material and labor associated with contractor furnished On-Board Repair Parts (OBRP) for the outfitting of CVN 79. Work will be performed in Newport News, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by June 2024.




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