John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) Lower Stern Lift

John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) Lower Stern Lift
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CVN 79’s lower stern consists of 30 individual units and includes the ship’s rudders, steering gear rooms, and electrical power distribution room. The carrier is on track to be completed with 445 lifts, which is 51 fewer than Ford and 149 fewer than USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). Photo by John Whalen/HII