U. S. AIRCRAFT CARRIERS participating in SLEP, COH/RCOH (1964 to 9 May 2017) at Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), an American Fortune 500 shipbuilding company formed on March 31, 2011 as a spin-off of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News (NGSB-NN) and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) Selected Restricted Availability (SRA); Extended Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (EDSRA); Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) and Docked-DPIA

(1998 to 2016)

Volume IV, Chapter I

Part I of IIUSS Enterprise (CVN-65), USS Nimitz (CVN-68) RCOH and

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69), former CVA(N)-69

Part II of IIUSS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) RCOH.

 

 

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) RCOH

 

CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson's RCOH, which is expected to cost a total of $2.89 billion; about $1.94 billion went to Northrop Grumman for planning and execution” (Ref. 674).

 

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)11/11/05 to 11/07/09 – Towed from Naval Station Norfolk to Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Corp., Newport News, Virginia where she will under go RCOH and will be completely refitted, and the nuclear fuel that powers the Nimitz-class carrier will be replenished in a period of 3 1/2 years. In the United States nuclear Navy, Refueling and Overhaul (ROH/ RCOH) refers to a lengthy process or procedure performed on nuclear-powered Naval ships, which involves replacement of expended nuclear fuel with new fuel and a general maintenance fix-up and often modernization of the entire ship.

 

In theory, such a process could simply involve only refueling or only an overhaul, but nuclear refueling is usually combined with an overhaul. An ROH usually takes a year to two years or longer to perform at a Naval shipyard. Time periods between ROH's on a ship have varied historically from about 5-20 years (for submarines) to up to 25 years (for Nimitz-class aircraft carriers). For modern submarines and aircraft carriers, ROH's are typically carried out about midway through their operating lifespan.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Refueling_and_overhaul

 

“The Carl Vinson (CVN-70), the 70th aircraft carrier of the United States Navy by Hull No. and in order of commission, the 58th, commissioning at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, Virginia on 13 March 1982 and returned to its birthplace of Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Corp., Newport News, Virginia for the third Nimtz Class aircraft carrier and fourth CVN to conduct a major mid-life Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) commencing on 11 November 2005, where she will be completely refitted, and the nuclear fuel that powers the Nimitz-class carrier will be replenished in a period of 3 1/2 years (commencing planning for 2005’s RCOH upon return from her second around-the-world deployment  and home port transfer from Bremerton, Washington, from 13 January to 31 July 2005, with Carrier Strike Group 3, Carrier Air Wing 9, DESRON 31, the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG-70), the guided-missile destroyers USS O’Kane (DDG-77) and USS Mustin (DDG-89), the fast combat support ship USS Camden (AOE-2), and the attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN-717), conducting carrier qualifications in the Eastern Pacific, visiting San Diego, Calif. before JTFEX (Joint Task Force Exercise) off the coast of Calif., and upon conclusion of JTFEX, visited San Diego before departing for Apra Harbor, Guam in the Western Pacific, on her tenth Indian Ocean deployment, third North Arabian Sea deployment in support of her 2nd Maritime Security Operations (MSO) to protect offshore infrastructure, including Iraqi oil platforms, which provide a critical source of income for the new Iraqi government and her fifth Arabian Sea/Gulf (Persian Gulf) deployment in support of her 2nd Operation Iraqi Freedom, the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, and end the regime of Saddam Hussein, commencing 20 March 2003, the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, and end the regime of Saddam Hussein, commencing international naval exercises on 20 March 2003, operating under operational control of the US Naval Forces Central Command and 5th Fleet, on her first Gulf of Aden and Red Sea voyage, on her first Suez Canal transit and first voyage in the Mediterranean Sea” (Ref. 72, 76, 375 & 553).

 

Carl Vinson was redelivered to the U.S. Navy by the Northrop Grumman Corp. on 11 July 2009, concluding a 3 ½ year ROCH, while the overhaul was completed on 29 June 2009, when CVN-70 departed Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipyard for ship yard sea trials in the Western Atlantic from 29 June to 2 July 2009, returning to Norfolk, Virginia on 3 July 2009.

 

Carl Vinson was towed from Naval Station Norfolk to Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipyard in order to begin the Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) on 11 November 2005. April 2006, installations: A prototype AN/WSC-3 SatCom antenna splitter which allowed the two OE-82C SatCom antennae to track two widely separated SatComs simultaneously. On 9 May 2007, Carl Vinson transited the James River en route to a pier-side dock after completing an 18-month dry dock period at Northrop Grumman Newport News.

 

Carl Vinson conducted flight deck certification and carrier qualifications in the Western Atlantic from 11 to 31 July 2009, returning to Norfolk, Virginia on 1 August 2009, commencing after CVN-70’s departure from Norfolk on 10 July 2009.

Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) - 29/08/09 to 29/08/13 – Commenced a shipboard coordinated off-load and outfitting plan (SCOOP) at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. June 15, proceeded by off-loading ammunition off the coast of Virginia from 18 to 21 May 2009 in preparation of ROCH.

 

Contracts & Key Events

 

Unless otherwise specified, all contracts are issued to Northrop Grumman’s Newport News in Newport News, VA by the Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, DC.

 

Nov 16/06: A $65.3 million cost-plus-fixed fee, level of effort contract for FY 2007 advance planning in preparation for the Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) of the Theodore Roosevelt and its reactor plants. Northrop Grumman’s Newport News will perform the advance planning, design, documentation, engineering, material procurement, shipboard inspections, fabrication, and preliminary shipyard or support facility work. This contract was not competitively procured (N00024-07-C-2117).

 

Northrop Grumman Awarded $558 Million Planning Contract for USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) Work

 

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Jan. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a planning contract option from the U.S. Navy for the refueling and complex overhaul of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt. This option is valued at $186.4 million and continues work awarded in 2006. The total estimated value of the contract is $558.2 million.

 

The company's Newport News sector will perform the work, which includes planning, design, documentation, engineering, material procurement, shipboard inspections, fabrication and preliminary shipyard or support facility work.

 

The carrier is scheduled to arrive at the Newport News shipyard in 2009 for its first and only refueling during a service life expected to span approximately 50 years. "Our shipbuilders and Navy teammates are working together as a team to plan Theodore Roosevelt's Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH)," said Ken Mahler, vice president of aircraft carrier overhaul programs for Northrop Grumman's Newport News sector.

 

"This collaboration continues our partnership with our Navy teammates and will help to ensure successful accomplishment of this major program." Theodore Roosevelt is the fourth Nimitz-class carrier built by Northrop Grumman, the nation's sole designer, builder and refueler of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. It will also be the fourth ship of the class to undergo this major life-cycle milestone.

 

More than 1,300 employees will support the planning effort. Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $31.5 billion global defense and technology company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.

 

The Theodore Roosevelt was built by Northrop Grumman’s Newport News sector. Commissioned on 25 October 1986, CVN-71 is expected to remain in service until 2036. As it approaches its mid-life stage, however, the wear begins to show. Instead of putting a ramp on its flight deck, buying it a nice red car, and pairing it with much younger ships, the US government has begun preparing instead for the RCOH of the Theodore Roosevelt and its reactor plants.

 

The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding a contract valued at approximately $2.4 billion for the refueling and complex overhaul of Theodore Roosevelt on 26 August 2009, entering the Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding for its first and only Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) during a service life expected to span approximately 50 years, the fourth to conduct a RCOH, which required the ship to return to its birthplace of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding - Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Corp., Newport News, Virginia. Northrop Grumman has valued the planning phase alone at $558 million.

 

Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) Selected Restricted Availability (SRA); Extended Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (EDSRA); Drydocking Planned Incremental Availabilities (DPIA) and 12 Planned incremental Availabilities (PIA)

 

SRA, EDSRA, PI or DPIA

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14/05/94

EDSRA at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington

11/11/89(C)

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06/12/96

1st PIA at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington

11/11/89

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2nd PIA at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington

11/11/89

11/04/01

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1st DPIA at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington

11/11/89

25/06/03

07/05/04

2nd DPIA at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington

11/11/89

29/08/06

30/06/07

3rd DPIA at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington – Off-loaded ordnance in preparation for a scheduled Planned Incremental Period (PIA) in the Eastern Pacific from 6 to 9 April 2009 in the Eastern Pacific

11/11/89

16/04/09

13/01/10

 

Background History of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) nine months 2009 PIA prior to her last deployment before Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) from March 8, 2010 to December 3, 2012.

 

“Even as USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) was preparing for her last deployment, Northrop Grumman’s engineers and Navy personnel make preparations to ensure a smooth start to her RCOH once CVN-71 is done in 2013. Abraham Lincoln was still undergoing testing from her 2009 PIA maintenance, and successfully completes a PACFIRE test firing of her 20mm Phalanx Close In Weapons System (CIWS), while exercising the boat’s combat systems on 9 March 2010. Upgrades to the close-in self-defense weapon system included transition from block 1 baseline 0, to block 1 baseline 2. The main improvement uses compressed high pressure air instead of hydraulics to release the rounds faster, allowing the gun to fire 4,500 rounds per minute instead of 3,000. Abraham Lincoln was pier side at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for 9 months in 2009, undergoing a Complex Overhaul during a Planned Incremental Availability.

 

An $80.9 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, level-of-effort contract for FY 2010 advance planning to prepare and make ready for the RCOH of the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) and its reactor plants was allocated on 17 March 2010. This effort will cover advanced planning, ship checks, design, documentation, engineering, procurement, fabrication, and preliminary shipyard or support facility work. If all options are exercised, the full potential value of the contract could reach $678.6 million. As we have seen with other ships, however, that is only about 20% of the RCOH procedure’s total cost. Work will be performed in Newport News, VA, and is expected to be complete by February 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured, since Newport News is the USA’s only aircraft carrier shipyard (N00024-10-C-2110).

 

A Newport Daily Press article dated 25 February 2011 pegs the next-generation carrier and the USS Abraham Lincoln’s RCOH as key projects at risk, thanks to the 11th Congress’ failure to pass a FY 2011 budget. Both are “long fuse, big bang” projects, where the ability to order materials and ramp up staffing in a timely manner are critical.

 

Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Inc. in Newport News, VA receives a $206.7 million cost-plus-fixed-fee option to continue advance planning efforts for the USS Abraham Lincoln’s RCOH on 28 February 2011. This effort continued to provide for shipchecks, design, documentation, engineering, procurement, fabrication and preliminary shipyard or support facility work. Work was performed in Newport News, VA, and ran until February 2012. This is the only supercarrier shipyard in the USA, and this contract was not competitively procured (N00024-10-C-2110). Tim Colton of Maritime Memos has an interesting take on this:

 

“When you look at NNS’ base workload – build a new CVN every four or five years, do the RCOH on one of the existing CVNs every four or five years, and now, also, deactivate one of the existing CVNs every four or five years – you get the feeling that they can pretty much go on forever, very profitably, with or without any other work. I know that that is a very simplistic view, but it serves to emphasize the importance to the success of HII (Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.) of fixing the problems in the Gulf Coast yards.”

 

On 31 March 2011, an $8.1 million contract modification for AN/USG-2B systems delivery and test aboard USS Abraham Lincoln and the first-of-class aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford was awarded to HII. The USG-2B is a key component of the Navy’s Cooperative Engagement Capability, which allows equipped ships to share a common picture of threats around them, even if those threats are out of their own sensor range. Work will be performed in Largo, FL (47%); St. Petersburg, FL (20%); Dallas, TX (18%); and McKinney, TX (15%), and is expected to be completed by May 2013 (N00024-08-C-5203).

 

On 24 February 2012, Huntington Ingalls, Inc. (HII) in Newport News, VA receives a $391.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee FY 2012 contract option, with performance incentives, to continue advance planning efforts for USS Abraham Lincoln’s RCOH. HII’s release reminds us that if all contract options are exercised, its full value could reach $678 million – but when added to announced awards under this contract in 2010 and 2011, the total is now at $679.4 million. Since some monies are typically left over every year, it’s reasonable to assume that spending the full 2012 allotment will push the total near the previously-announced $678 million limit. That should cover the RCOH’s planning phase.

 

The next set of contracts began covering the RCOH’s execution, which is slated to begin in 2013. Work will be performed in Newport News, VA, and is expected to be complete by February 2013. Monies will provide advanced planning, ship checks, design, documentation, engineering, procurement, fabrication and preliminary shipyard or support facility work. US Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, DC manages these contracts (N00024-10-C-2110)” (Ref. Mar 31, 2013 20:16 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff). http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/Shall-Not-Perish-RCOH-for-CVN-72-USS-Abraham-Lincoln-06255

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) RCOH

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) embarked CVW-2 at San Diego, California, for a scheduled routine deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet Areas of Responsibility 7 December 2011 to 7 August 2012, on her transfer to the East Coast operating with the Fleet Forces Command upon departure from the Mediterranean Sea, operating with the 6th Fleet, for Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) at Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), an American Fortune 500 shipbuilding company formed on March 31, 2011 as a spin-off of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News (NGSB-NN), on her 11th “WestPac” deployment and her fourth North Arabian Sea deployment in support of her 3rd Maritime Security Operations (MSO), to protect off shore infrastructure, including Iraqi oil platforms, which provide a critical source of income for the new Iraqi government and supporting operations that are focused on reassuring regional partners of the United States’ commitment to security, which promotes stability and global prosperity; to ensure that ships could "operate freely while transiting the world's oceans" during the Global War on Terrorism, on her 4th Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), the "military response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, commencing on 7 October 2001, on her ninth Arabian/Persian Gulf deployment” (Ref. 72, 76, 84A & 377).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln arrives at Naval Station Norfolk.

 

120807-N-QY430-021 - NORFOLK (Aug. 7, 2012) The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) arrives at Naval Station Norfolk. Abraham Lincoln deployed as part of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9 to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th , 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rafael Martie/Released) http://www.navy.mil/view_imagex.asp?id=131181&t=1

 

8 August to 31 December 2012

 

During USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) last deployment, The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group launched its first combat sorties on 16 February 2012, in support of operations in Afghanistan. The group deployed on Pearl Harbor Day – Dec 7/11. After this deployment, Lincoln changed homeports from Everett, WA, to Norfolk, VA, in order to undergo its RCOH.

 

“On 24 August 2012, a $22.6 million contract modification for additional USS Abraham Lincoln’s RCOH advance planning, ship checks, design, documentation, engineering, procurement, fabrication and preliminary shipyard or support facility work was awarded to HII. This brings announced RCOH planning totals to $702 million. Work was performed in Newport News, VA, and is contracted to complete by February 2013. This contract was not competitively procured (N00024-10-C-2110). (Ref. Mar 31, 2013 20:16 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff).

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/Shall-Not-Perish-RCOH-for-CVN-72-USS-Abraham-Lincoln-06255

 

“Sailors assigned to USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) participated in the second annual Naval Station Norfolk Fleet Festival on 20 October 2012” (Ref. Story Number: NNS121023-12 - Release Date: 10/23/2012 8:37:00 PM - By Seaman Phylicia A. Sorenson, USS Abraham Lincoln Public Affairs, NORFOLK, Va. (NNS)). http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=70309

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) returned to Norfolk, Va. on 1 November 2012, evading Hurricane Sandy-related storm conditions in the Western Atlantic from 26 to 31 October 2012” (Ref. 76).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) celebrated the 23rd anniversary of her commissioning on 11 November 2012” (Ref. Story Number: NNS121116-14 - Release Date: 11/16/2012 1:04:00 PM - From USS Abraham Lincoln Public Affaire, NORFOLK, Va. (NNS)).

http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=70676

 

Weapons: “On 3 December 2012, Raytheon Technical Services LLC in Norfolk, VA received a $7.2 million firm-fixed-price basic ordering agreement for engineering services, overhaul, repair and upgrade in support of the MK57 Mod 13, NATO Seasparrow surface missile system units on USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72), including associated test, ancillary and support equipment. MK57 has two meanings in the USN. In this case, it means the NATO designation for the entire Seasparrow Fire Control System: the 8-box MK29 Launcher, the MK9 radar Tracker/Iluminator (TIS), and the MK73 Solid State Transmitter. The ship had used AIM-7P Sea Sparrow air defense missiles from its 2 mounted MK57 MOD 3s, but the completely redesigned RIM-162 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile can be fired from the MK57 MOD 12+ systems after upgrades and replacements. ESSM is far more effective, and is the standard for Nimitz Class carriers going forward. Work will be performed in Norfolk, VA (90%), and Chula Vista, CA (10%), and is expected to be complete by September 2014. All contract funds are committed at the time of award, which was not competitively procured since Raytheon is the only source for this equipment. The Port Hueneme Division of the US Naval Surface Warfare Center in Port Hueneme, CA manages the contract (N00024-09-G-5422)” (Ref. Mar 31, 2013 20:16 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff).

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/Shall-Not-Perish-RCOH-for-CVN-72-USS-Abraham-Lincoln-06255

 

“Sailors assigned to USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) helped residents of New York recover from Hurricane Sandy-related damage during a community relations project on 15 December 2012” (Ref. Story Number: NNS121220-10 - Release Date: 12/20/2012 2:18:00 PM - By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Walters, USS Abraham Lincoln Public Affairs, NEW YORK (NNS)).

http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=71204

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) with Rear Adm. Troy M. Shoemaker as Commander Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9 embarked departed Naval Station, Everett, Washington 7 December 2011 (arriving 7 August 2012), with Captain John D. Alexander as Commanding Officer, embarking CVW-2 at San Diego, California, for a scheduled routine deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet Areas of Responsibility, on her transfer to the East Coast and Naval Station, Norfolk, Va., operating with the Fleet Forces Command upon departure from the Mediterranean Sea, operating with the 6th Fleet, for Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) at Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), an American Fortune 500 shipbuilding company formed on March 31, 2011 as a spin-off of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News (NGSB-NN), to commence upon completion of Ship’s Coordinated Offload & Outfitting Plan (SCOOP). During SCOOP, all equipment and material not permanently attached to the ship is removed in preparation for Abraham Lincoln’s upcoming overhaul, on her 11th “Westpac” deployment and her fourth North Arabian Sea deployment in support of her 4th Maritime Security Operations (MSO), supporting operations that are focused on reassuring regional partners of the United States' commitment to security, which promotes stability and global prosperity, her 4th Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), the "military response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, commencing on 7 October 2001, on her ninth Arabian/Persian Gulf deployment, operating under operational control of the US Naval Forces Central Command and 5th Fleet, headquartered in Bahrain in 1993, while their former head quarters, USS LA SALLE departed for overhaul and reassignment, and the 5th Fleet in July 1995 reactivated with operational control of the Persian Gulf, Red Sea, and Arabian Sea, while U.S. Naval Forces Central Command operational control extends to the Indian Ocean following the war with Iraq (Operation Desert Storm), with the Commander, 7th Fleet, serving as naval component commander for Central Command, with the beginning of Operation Southern Watch.

 

On 26 October 2012, Abraham Lincoln departed Norfolk, Va. as a precaution against Hurricane Sandy-related storm conditions. From 26 to 31October 2012 in the Western Atlantic. On 1 November 2012, Abraham Lincoln returned to Norfolk, Va. Abraham Lincoln moved to Drydock 11 at Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding to begin the final stages of preparation for RCOH on 28 March 2013.

 

USS Abraham Lincoln Completes Final Fast Cruise Before Redelivery

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) spent the final days of its four-year Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) completing its official "Fast Cruise" from 2 to 7 May 2017, in preparation for the ship's long-awaited return to the fleet this month” (Ref. Story Number: NNS170508-32 - Release Date: 5/8/2017 12:18:00 PM - From CVN 72 Public Affairs - NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS)). 

http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=100320

 

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) departs Newport News, Va., under its own power for the first time after successfully completing its mid-life refueling and complex overhaul.

 

170509-N-UX312-156 - JAMES RIVER, Va. (May 9, 2017) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) departs Newport News, Va., under its own power for the first time after successfully completing its mid-life refueling and complex overhaul. Abraham Lincoln will spend several days conducting sea trials, which will test many of the ship's key systems and technologies. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matt Herbst/Released)

 

USS Abraham Lincoln Underway for Sea Trials

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) got underway for Sea Trails on 9 May 2017 following a four-year Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) at Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Virginia. The four-day Sea Trails marks Abraham Lincoln's first time underway since March 2013. The ship spent its last days in the shipyard completing a five-day "Fast Cruise," from 2 to 7 May 2017, making final preparations for its transit to Naval Station Norfolk” (Ref. Story Number: NNS170509-18 - Release Date: 5/9/2017 1:30:00 PM - By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Mark Logico, NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS)). 

http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=100378

 

Huntington Ingalls Industries Redelivers Aircraft Carrier USS Abraham Lincoln to U.S. Navy

 

“Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced on 12 May 2017, that the company has redelivered the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) to the U.S. Navy. The redelivery took place following successful Sea Trials that tested the ship's systems following its refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) at the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division” (Ref Christie Miller - Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. - By GlobeNewswire, May 12, 2017, 02:57:00 PM EDT).
http://www.nasdaq.com/press-release/video-releasehuntington-ingalls-industries-redelivers-aircraft-carrier-uss-abraham-lincoln-to-us-20170512-00807#ixzz4h0oeTKcW

 

 

 

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RECLASSIFIED

(1953 to 2016)

 

BOOK - ISBN NO.

978-1-4276-0452-1

EBook - ISBN NO.

978-1-365-25041-5

Library of Congress

(Book Version)

2008901619

 

ENERGY QUEST AND U. S. AIRCRAFT CARRIER DEPLOYMENT HISTORY INVESTMENT CAPITAL REQUIRED TO PUBLISH 55 EIGHTH HUNNDRED PAGE BOOKS AND EBOOKS (48 Navy Books)

 

ENERGY QUEST AND U. S. AIRCRAFT CARRIER DEPLOY. HISTORY INVESTMENT CAPITAL REQUIRED TO PUBLISH 55 EIGHTH HUNNDRED PAGE BOOKS, EBOOKS & CD’s (48 Navy Books)

 

Book - ISBN NO.

To Be Announced

EBook - ISBN No.

978-1-365-26038-4