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MEDIA ADVISORY—Newport News Shipbuilding to Host Christening and Media Day Events for Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —A webcast of the event will be provided at www.kennedychristening.com. A livestream of the event will also be available on the Huntington Ingalls Industries Facebook page. A live, multi-camera satellite broadcast of the event also will be provided. Satellite information is as follows:Satellite:  GALAXY 17 K10 Slot “A”                     Freqs:  U/L: 14186.500  (H)   D/L: 11886.500 (H)Format: 1080i, 59.94 fps  Compression:  MPEG4   Symbol Rate:  7.0           FEC Rate:  3/4 Chroma:  4:2:0     Modulation:   8PSK DVBS2       Pilots:  ON             Roll Off:  25%   Window time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. EST Saturday, Dec. 7.Directions to Media Parking at 7505 Warwick Blvd.:
From I-64 (either westbound or eastbound)
Take Exit #264 to Interstate I-664 toward Downtown Newport News/Suffolk
Take Exit #5 (35th Street) to Warwick Blvd.
Travel approximately 3 miles on Warwick Blvd.
Make left turn onto 75th Street
Follow signs to media parking
Please note that this is an industrial setting. Long pants, shirts with sleeve covering shoulders and flat, sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required attire.Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #CVN79.All details are subject to change. Please check www.kennedychristening.com for updates.Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 41,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:
HII on the web: www.huntingtoningalls.comHII on Facebook: www.facebook.com/HuntingtonIngallsIndustriesHII on Twitter: twitter.com/hiindustries