ABSTRACT

Navy Ford (CVN-78) Class Aircraft Carrier Program: Background and Issues for Congress [Updated March 25, 2021]   [open pdf - 2MB]

From the Introduction: "This report provides background information and potential oversight issues for Congress on the 'Gerald R. Ford' (CVN-78) class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier (CVN) aircraft carrier program. The Navy's proposed FY2021 budget requested $2,714.2 million (i.e., about $2.7 billion) 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."

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CRS Report for Congress, RS20643
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2021-03-25
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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