Navy Ford (CVN-78) Class Aircraft Carrier Program: Background and Issues for Congress [March 30, 2018] [open pdf - 5MB]
"This report provides background information and potential oversight issues for Congress on the Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) class aircraft carrier program. The Navy's proposed FY2019 budget requests a total of $1,598.2 million in procurement funding for the program. Congress's decisions on the CVN-78 program could substantially affect Navy capabilities and funding requirements and the shipbuilding industrial base."
CRS Report for Congress, RS20643