Eleven carriers are the minimum number required to enable 3 of these great ships to be continuously stationed at strategic points across the globe and to rapidly respond to an unexpected crisis.
This infographic highlights the importance of aircraft carriers to our nationís security, and illustrates why 11 aircraft carriers are the minimum number required to ensure we can maintain three carriers on station to respond to critical missions and unexpected crises.
Mike Petter, President and CEO, Huntington Ingalls Industries, discusses how uncertainty about budget levels and the Pentagon's priorities are disrupting the industrial base.
Mike Petters, President and CEO, Huntington Ingalls Industries sits down with Vago Muradian of Defense News to discuss what recent spending measures means for the shipbuilding community.
Mike Petters, President and CEO, Huntington Ingalls Industries sits down with Vago Muradian of Defense News to discuss the flexibility, agility and capabilities of aircraft carriers.
Carrier Lincoln hits half-way mark of shortened overhaul
Officials at Newport News Shipbuilding intend to finish George Washington's refueling and complex overhaul here by early 2021, as scheduled, despite an 11-month delay caused by a budget battle between Congress and Navy leaders. They also plan to keep the carrier John C. Stennis' overhaul on schedule.
HII Wins Additional Gerald R. Ford Works
Huntington Ingalls Inc. received a $7,6 million modification to previously awarded contract for onboard repair parts material procurement to support outfitting Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78).
USS George H.W. Bush successfully field-tests new MAGIC CARPET software
The US Navy's Nimitz-class supercarrier USS George H W Bush (CVN 77) has successfully field-tested the new Maritime Augmented Guidance with Integrated Controls for Carrier Approach and Recovery Precision Enabling Technologies (MAGIC CARPET) software.
American Naval Force Off Yemen Gets Credit After Iranian Convoy Turns Away
Pentagon officials on Friday credited the deployment of an American aircraft carrier group in waters off the coast of Yemen for a decision by Iran to turn back a naval convoy suspected of carrying weapons bound for Shiite rebels.