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These 7 aerospace and defense stocks are getting a huge boost from Trump’s strike on Iran

New fears of conflict between the US and Iran boosted war-driven industries despite all three major US stock indexes plunging on Friday.
USS Gerald R. Ford underway on its own power for the first time in Newport News, Virginia, April 8, 2017.

The US Navy finally repaired its broken supercarrier, but there’s still a question of who is going to pay for it

The Navy picked up the tab for the repairs — the cost of which is unknown, and now there's a question about who has to pay them back for the work.
A crane moves the lower stern into place on the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy at Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia, making the second Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier 50% structurally complete, June 22, 2017.

The US Navy’s next supercarrier is 50% complete — watch the latest 1,000-ton chunk drop into place

Huntington Ignalls has been working on the John F. Kennedy since 2011. Now the Navy's next aircraft carrier is halfway finished and could be in the service's hands within five years.
A crane moves the lower stern into place on the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy at Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia, making the second Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier 50% structurally complete, June 22, 2017.

The US Navy’s next advanced aircraft carrier is 70% complete — watch the latest 888-ton chuck drop into place

The USS John F. Kennedy is being built with a modular technique, with prebuilt "superlifts" weighing hundreds of tons coming together.
A forward section of John F. Kennedy’s main deck was recently lifted into place at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division, April 2018.

The US Navy’s next advanced aircraft carrier is 75% complete — watch the latest 827-ton chunk drop into place

Construction on the USS John F. Kennedy hit the 75%-done mark in April, and construction has already started on the next one, the third-in-class USS Enterprise.