The USS Gerald R. Ford is the lead ship in a new generation of large-deck, nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. Like every other major effort to transform U.S. Navy warfighting capabilities, the Ford has been criticized for taking too long, costing too much, and not living up to its advanced billing.
This video message is from Huntington Ingalls Industries CEO Mike Petters where he addresses HII stakeholders, including the supplier base, on their continuing actions with regard to COVID-19.
In a ceremony on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly announced the fourth Ford-class aircraft carrier (CVN 81) will be named after Doris Miller, an African-American sailor whose actions during the Dec. 7, 1941, attack here earned him a Navy Cross for valor in combat.
On Dec. 7, 2019, Huntington Ingalls Industries celebrated the christening of the U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, which is named after the 35th U.S. president, John F. Kennedy
Huntington Ingalls industries began flooding the dry dock at its Newport News Shipbuilding division in preparation for John F. Kennedy’s (CVN 79) christening in December.
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