Navy analyzes how to dispose of first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

By Lee Hudson / February 17, 2017 at 5:38 PM
The Navy is still analyzing how to dispose of the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN-65) once the inactivation work is complete in August by Newport News Shipbuilding, according to an official. Capt. John Markowicz, in-service carrier program manager, said Feb. 15 during a panel at an American Society of Naval Engineers conference in Arlington, VA, the Enterprise started inactivation in 2012 and the contract is still being worked at Newport News. The service is aiming for the defueling work...

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