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John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) Island Landing Highlights
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John F. Kennedy’s (CVN 79)'s 588-ton island was lowered on the aircraft carrier’s flight deck during a ceremony held May 29 at Newport News Shipbuilding. The island stands 72 feet above the flight deck and is 56 feet long and 33 feet wide. With the island, Kennedy is more than 90% structurally complete.

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