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Documents, Videos, Photos, News Releases

Documents / Bios

Fact Sheet:
Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)

Fact Sheet:
Huntington Ingalls Industries

Fact Sheet:
Newport News Shipbuilding

Infographics Visual facts about the ship

Mike Petters
CEO, Huntington Ingalls Industries

Jennifer Boykin
President, Newport News Shipbuilding

Chris Miner
VP, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) Aircraft Carrier Construction

Mike Shawcross
VP, Enterprise (CVN 80) and CVN 81 Aircraft Carrier Programs

CVN 78 Ship's Sponsor

The Ship's Sponsor of CVN 78 is President Ford's daughter Susan Ford Bales. Ms. Ford Bales has served as a Trustee of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation since 1981. Read her bio

CVN 79 Ship's Sponsor

The Ship's Sponsor of CVN 79 is President Kennedy's daughter Caroline Kennedy. Ms. Kennedy was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to Japan on November 12, 2013. Read her bio



Artistic Renderings

Building the Ford Class

Susan Ford Bales: CVN 78 Ship's Sponsor

Newport News Shipbuilding Aerials

News Releases

Aug. 22, 2015 Keel Laying Ceremony
Photo Release--Newport News Shipbuilding Celebrates the Keel-Laying of Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79)