Accession Number : AD1013662


Title :   Navy Ford (CVN-78) Class Aircraft Carrier Program: Background and Issues for Congress


Descriptive Note : Technical Report


Corporate Author : Congressional Research Service Washington United States


Personal Author(s) : O'Rourke,Ronald


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1013662.pdf


Report Date : 27 May 2016


Pagination or Media Count : 80


Abstract : CVN-78, CVN-79, CVN-80, and CVN-81 are the first four ships in the Navys new Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) class of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers (CVNs). CVN-78 was fully funded in prior fiscal years. The Navys proposed FY2016 budget requests procurement for CVN-79 and advance procurement (AP) funding for CVN-80.


Descriptors :   aircraft carriers , navy , naval operations , procurement , contractors , contracts , Naval budgets , cost reductions


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE