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.

Infographic on Why America Needs at Least 11 Aircraft Carriers

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Executive on How Budget Uncertainty is Impacting Industrial BaseBudget Uncertainty is
Impacting Industrial Base

Mike Petter, President and CEO, Huntington Ingalls Industries, discusses how uncertainty about budget levels and the Pentagon's priorities are disrupting the industrial base.

Tougher Than Steel: Vontrease WilliamsTougher Than Steel

In this video, Vontrease Williams, deck electrician at Newport News Shipbuilding, demonstrates why the aircraft carrier industrial base is “Tougher Than Steel.” You can also read about her “tremendous sense of pride” in the work she performs on Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78).

Congress & Shipbuilding StrategyCongress & Shipbuilding Strategy

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.

Strategic Future of the Aircraft CarrierStrategic Future of the
Aircraft Carrier

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.

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