HII, Navy agree on two-car­rier pur­chase

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The Navy has reached an agree­ment with Hunt­ing­ton Ingalls In­dus­tries for a pur­chase of two air­craft car­ri­ers, the lat­est move to­ward an ex­panded fleet and a boost to HII’s New­port News ship­yard. The deal will cover the fu­ture USS En­ter­prise also known as CVN-80, now un­der­go­ing ad­vance work in New­port News, plus the as-yet-un­named CVN-81. These are the third and fourth car­ri­ers of the Ger­ald R. Ford class.

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