Navy’s $12.9 Billion Carrier Falls Further Behind Schedule

  • Latest delay, until November, makes it more than 2 years late
  • USS Gerald R. Ford will return Navy’s fleet to 11 carriers

The USS Gerald R. Ford -- the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier and the costliest U.S. warship at $12.9 billion -- won’t be delivered until at least November, more than two years late.

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