Susan Ford Bales, daughter of former President Gerald R. Ford, right, and president of Newport News Shipbuilding, Matt Mulherin, cheer after Bales christened the Navy's newest nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. The Ford class represents the first new aircraft carrier design in more than 40 years. Among other things, it will be able to launch jets faster than previous aircraft carriers and will require fewer crew members (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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