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Documents / Bios

Fact Sheet:

Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)

Fact Sheet:

Huntington Ingalls Industries

Fact Sheet:

Newport News Shipbuilding


Visual facts about the ship

Mike Petters
CEO, Huntington Ingalls Industries

Jennifer Boykin
President, Newport News Shipbuilding

CVN 78 Ship's Sponsor

The Ship's Sponsor of CVN 78 is President Ford's daughter Susan Ford Bales. Ms. Ford Bales has served as a Trustee of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation since 1981. Read her bio

CVN 79 Ship's Sponsor

The Ship's Sponsor of CVN 79 is President Kennedy's daughter Caroline Kennedy. Ms. Kennedy has served as U.S. Ambassador. Read her bio



Artistic Renderings

Building the Ford Class

Susan Ford Bales: CVN 78 Ship's Sponsor

Newport News Shipbuilding Aerials

News Releases

Read news releases about the Ford-class