Carrier decisions could indicate new US administration's naval national security stance, HII CEO says

by Michael Fabey

Decisions the new Biden Administration makes on the makeup and capabilities of the US Navy (USN) aircraft carrier fleet could indicate the USN’s national security priorities, according to Michael Petters, CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), which builds the nation’s nuclear-powered carriers.

“The carrier is in a good place right now relative to how the navy is thinking about what they need for our national security needs going forward,” Petters told investment analysts on 11 February during a quarterly earnings call.

https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/carrier-decisions-could-indicate-new-us-administrations-naval-national-security-stance-hii-ceo-says

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