John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) Construction Progress

Aug 03, 2021

John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) Construction Progress

Aaron Pritchett/HII

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Newport News Shipbuilding division is progressing through construction of the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) turning over more than 500 of the total 2,615 compartments, including the machine room which is one of the larger spaces. The completed spaces allow sailors to begin training on the ship while final outfitting and testing continues.