The Future USS John F. Kennedy's Island is Lowered

Digital technology marked the exact location where Huntington Ingalls Industries landed the island onto the flight deck of the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) during a ceremony May 29, 2019 at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. The event coincided with the birthday of the ship’s namesake, the former 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy.