Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier Inactivation

two_thirds-inactivationSince 2007, Newport News Shipbuilding has been planning for the inactivation of USS Enterprise (CVN 65), which is began in 2013. The Newport News-built Enterprise is the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the only ship of its class. Enterprise joined the Navy’s fleet in 1961, and our Newport News shipbuilders have been responsible for accomplishing the majority of scheduled and emergent maintenance work since 2004.