Delay on CVN-82 could have negative effects, Newport News executive warns

By Abby Shepherd / January 9, 2024 at 12:27 PM
A delay in awarding a contract for future aircraft carrier CVN-82 would have negative effects on the supply chain and production of other infrastructure like submarines, a Newport News shipbuilding executive told reporters Monday. Speaking in advance of the annual Surface Navy Association symposium taking place this week, the executive referenced recent reports that the Navy may consider delaying CVN-82 procurement until 2029 or later, instead of the originally projected deadline of 2028. The start of CVN-82 will be known...

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