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 nation’s 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.
Aircraft carrier shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries, released a new commercial featuring the “unmatched mission capabilities and flexibility” of these valuable ships.
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.
Third Ford-class Aircraft Carrier Nears Contract Award
Huntington Ingalls Industries [HII] expects to receive a U.S. Navy contract late this year to begin buying materials for the third Ford-class aircraft carrier, Enterprise (CVN-80), according to a company official.
Carl Vinson: You stand relieved
After a marathon deployment, a San Diego aircraft carrier that spent six months launching airstrikes against the jihadist group ISIS is finally headed home. The flattop Carl Vinson handed off the baton to the carrier Theodore Roosevelt this week.
In-Service Carrier Program Focuses on Building Ford Class, Maintaining Nimitz Ships
he Navy’s In-Service Carrier Program is focusing on delivery of the new Gerald R. Ford-class vessels to the fleet, scheduling refurbishment for Nimitz-class ships, and inactivating the oldest ones as they reach the end of their service lives, Capt. John Markowicz, the program manager, told an audience at the 2015 Sea-Air-Space Exposition April 14.
A fizzled project creates new opportunity at Newport News shipyard
In a matter of weeks, the Navy could award a detailed design and construction contract to the shipyard's parent, Huntington Ingalls Industries, for the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy, CVN-79. That award could be in the neighborhood of $4 billion, according to previous reports.