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How the new flattop John F. Kennedy got its island
The Navy's second Ford-class aircraft carrier, the John F. Kennedy, now looks like a real flattop after getting her island placed on May 29 — a date that would have been JFK's 105th birthday.
Why the Navy thinks the carrier Gerald R. Ford will work after all
The combination punch of good news at the Senate Armed Services' Seapower Subcommittee included testimony that the Navy has recorded significant cost savings during the building of the John F. Kennedy, the next Ford-class carrier, and is prepping to purchase two similar flattops in Fiscal Year 2020.
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