NNS: Aircraft carriers undergoing RCOH face eight-month overlap

By Lee Hudson / August 29, 2017 at 10:30 AM
NEWPORT NEWS, VA -- The aircraft carriers John C. Stennis (CVN-74) and the George Washington (CVN-73) will have an eight-month overlap at Newport News Shipbuilding for midlife refueling, according to a company executive. The overlap is typically only a couple of months, Chris Miner, vice president for in-service aircraft carrier programs at NNS, told Inside the Navy here Aug. 22. "It's definitely longer, but we know it's coming so we will be able to manage it," he said. Historically, it...

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