Aircraft Carrier CVN 79 Flight Deck Installation Complete

Huntington Ingalls announced the completion of flight deck installation for the U.S. Navy’s Ford class aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79).  The ship is in the early stages of its testing program and is on schedule to launch during the fourth quarter. The christening is planned for late 2019.

About Shaun McDougall

As editor of International Military Markets, North America, Shaun has cultivated a deep understanding of the vast defense markets in the United States and Canada. Shaun's perspective on defense procurement and budget issues has been cited in a variety of defense periodicals, including Defense News and National Defense Magazine. Further, Shaun played an integral role in the development of Forecast International's U.S. Defense Budget Forecast product, which offers an unprecedented level of insight into the Pentagon's acquisition budget. In addition to providing original analytical content for the U.S. Defense Budget Forecast, Shaun oversees an internal defense budget forecasting process involving Forecast International's team of skilled systems analysts following release of the DoD's annual budget request. Shaun is also in charge of managing Forecast International's Weapons Inventory database.

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