The USS Gerald R. Ford under construction at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va. The $12.9 billion warship, the first of the Navy’s next generation of aircraft carriers, is in the final stages of construction after cost overruns and a delay of more than one year.
The USS Gerald R. Ford under construction at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va. The $12.9 billion warship, the first of the Navy’s next generation of aircraft carriers, is in the final stages of construction after cost overruns and a delay of more than one year. Steve Helber AP
The USS Gerald R. Ford under construction at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va. The $12.9 billion warship, the first of the Navy’s next generation of aircraft carriers, is in the final stages of construction after cost overruns and a delay of more than one year. Steve Helber AP
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