Buying materials in advance for the construction of the next two new U.S. Navy aircraft carriers starting in 2016 will save taxpayers $500 million over the course of their construction and will keep the industrial base strong.

The Aircraft Carrier Industrial Base Coalition (ACIBC) urges Congress to authorize the advanced purchase of materials needed for the construction of the next two U.S. Navy Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers, Enterprise (CVN 80) and the yet-to-be-named CVN 81.

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ACIBC Supports H.RES 776 – a resolution to designate November as “National U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Month”National U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Month

ACIBC is a proud supporter of “National U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Month.” Ask your Member of Congress to support “National U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Month” by Co-Sponsoring H.RES.776.

National U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Month WebsiteNational U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Month Website

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A New Aircraft Carrier is Coming to the U.S. NavyWatch the online premier of the trailer Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)

Watch the online premiere of the trailer for the upcoming Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) documentary being produced by Newport News Shipbuilding.

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Newport News Shipbuilding and Electric Boat use our software tools to design, manufacture, plan, and assemble the Ford Class Carriers and Ohio Replacement Submarines. More»