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Stennis to be first aircraft carrier with additive manufacturing lab

By Justin Katz  
August 20, 2018 at 10:38 AM
The aircraft carrier John C. Stennis (CVN-74) will become the first Navy ship in its class to receive an advanced manufacturing lab consisting of four 3D printers, according to a Navy spokeswoman. In addition to the 3D printers, the lab will also have a 3D scanner, laser cutter and a computer numerical controlled (CNC) milling machine, Navy spokeswoman Lt. Christina Sears told Inside the Navy in an Aug. 16 email. Implementing and installing the machinery aboard the ship began in...

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