NNS President Jennifer Boykin and CVN 80 Ship’s Sponsor Katie Ledecky met virtually June 3. Photo by Ashley Cowan

NNS President Meets With Enterprise (CVN 80) Ship’s Sponsor

Published June 8, 2021

Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin met with Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky, one of the ship’s sponsors for Enterprise (CVN 80) June 3 via video call.

Boykin updated Ledecky about the progress shipbuilders are making on CVN 80’s construction. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles also is a CVN 80 ship’s sponsor. Boykin plans to meet with her as soon as Biles’ schedule allows. Both athletes were on-site at NNS for Enterprise’s first cut of steel in 2017.