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Supercarrier Ford to join Navy fleet in September

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$13 billion warship is first of its kind
01:40 - Source: CNN

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The $12.9 billion aircraft carrier is the most expensive warship ever built

Navy wants to spend $81.3 billion over next five years to build 38 warships, official says

CNN  — 

The most expensive warship ever built, the $12.9 billion aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), is expected to join the U.S. Navy’s fleet in September, a Navy official says.

Sean J. Stackley, the Navy’s assistant secretary for acquisitions, gave the timetable for the 100,000-ton, 1,100-foot-long supercarrier in testimony prepared for the Senate Armed Services Committee on