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Enterprise IX (CVN-80)

The ninth U.S. Navy ship named for the general word classification.

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On 1 December 2012, Secretary of the Navy Raymond E. Mabus Jr. announced the assignment of the name Enterprise to the Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)-class aircraft carrier CVN-80.

Published:Tue Jul 12 14:58:07 EDT 2016