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.
PEO Carriers: CVN-79 Will Have a New Radar, Save $180M Compared to Dual Band Radar
The aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) will have a different radar than the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), bringing the new Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (EASR) into the carrier fleet one ship earlier than planned and saving the program about $180 million, according to the Navy.
Firmly Committed to Growing the U.S. Fleet
The U.S. has the most powerful Navy in the world, but comparing the size of our fleet directly to other nations’ fleets—as pundits and politicians of late have done—is fundamentally flawed. As America’s “Away Team,” the U.S. Navy protects and projects our leadership role because it can get anywhere faster, stay longer and carry everything it needs to execute its missions—all without needing anyone else’s permission.
Navy To Increase the Number of Deployed Ships to the Middle East, Asia
The Navy plans to increase the number of its deployed ships by more than 20 percent over the next five years, providing the U.S more firepower and assets in the Middle East and Asia to meet security demands, Pentagon officials say.
NNS Gets $8.4 Million Award for CVN 68 Class Work
Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, VA, is being awarded an $8,396,093 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract for fiscal 2015 propulsion plant engineering activity support for CVN 68 class aircraft carrier life-cycle management.