In this April photo, the USS Gerald R. Ford is stationed at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va. The $12.9 billion warship, the first of the Navy’s next generation of aircraft carriers, is in the final stages of construction after cost overruns and a delay of more than one year.
In this April photo, the USS Gerald R. Ford is stationed at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va. The $12.9 billion warship, the first of the Navy’s next generation of aircraft carriers, is in the final stages of construction after cost overruns and a delay of more than one year. Steve Helber Associated Press
In this April photo, the USS Gerald R. Ford is stationed at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va. The $12.9 billion warship, the first of the Navy’s next generation of aircraft carriers, is in the final stages of construction after cost overruns and a delay of more than one year. Steve Helber Associated Press

$12.9 billion, 4.5 acres: Navy’s next-generation aircraft carrier

November 11, 2016 05:37 PM