The Congressional Research Service has published a new report on the construction of three new heavy nuclear aircraft carriers (AVT) of the Gerald R. Ford type (Gerald R.Ford) - CVN-78, CVN-79, CVN-80.
The US Navy has issued a purchase of AVT CVN-78 in 2008 f.g. According to the calculations of the US Navy, within the budget of the 2014 f.g. AVT cost was 12,8 billion dollars (12,829.3 billion dollars) at current prices. All advance payments for the construction of the ship were fully carried out in FN 2001-2007, and in FN XX NUMX budgets. the ship was fully funded. In 2008 f.d. and 2011 f.g. The Navy did not receive any additional allocations for the CVN-2012 construction program and requested FN 2013. 78 million, and in 2014 f.d. plan to make a request for another 588,1 million dollars to offset the rising cost of building a ship.
The second AVT CVN-79 is scheduled to be purchased in 2013 FG. Advance payments for the construction of this ship were made in FG 2007-2012. and Naval Forces plan to fully fund the construction of the AVT in f. 2013-2018.
According to the calculations of the Navy, within the budget of the 2014 f. the cost of purchasing a second AVT CVN-79 will be 11,3 billion (11,338.4 billion) in current prices. In 2014 f.d. for the construction of an aircraft carrier will be requested 944,9 million dollars.
The purchase of the third ABC CVN-80 is scheduled for 2018 FG. and according to calculations of the Navy, its value in f. 2014. is 13,9 billion dollars (13,874.2 billion dollars) at current prices.
Within the budget of the Navy on the 2016-2017 f.yy. advance payments will be received for the construction of the ship, and the ship will be fully financed in FN 2018-2023.