Super lift aboard the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush CVN 77.
Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipyard, Newport News, Va. (July 8, 2006) – The completion of the last of 162 super lift evolutions scheduled during the construction of the tenth and last Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). The lift places the ship’s 700-ton island superstructure in position on the flight deck. CVN-77 is scheduled for delivery to the U.S. Navy in late 2008. Photo by John Whalen courtesy Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding (RELEASED)
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