Monday, December 29, 2008

recent cvn-77 photos

090407-N-5735P-0037ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2009) The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) is underway from Naval Station Norfolk conducting acceptance trials and the Board of Inspections and Survey to test the ship’s material conditions and readiness. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st class Demetrius L. Patton/Released)

big propeller of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier
Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard workers flood the drydock where the Pre Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) is berthed. The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is under construction at Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard. CVN 77 is the tenth and last Nimitz-class aircraft carrier is scheduled for christening on Oct. 7, 2006 with delivery to the U.S. Navy in 2008. Photo by Mr. John Whalen courtesy Northrop Grumman Ship Building


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