A ceremony to lay keel of the Ford-class aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) took place Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015 at Newport News Shipbuilding. For details about the event, including webcast information, visit http://www.thefordclass.com/events/index.html.
Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 37,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit: