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A life ring is displayed on a barge at Newport News Shipbuilding as workers prepare for the christening of the Navy's newest nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford at the shipyard in Newport News, Va. (Nov. 9, 2013)(Credit: AP)

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Aircraft carrier christening

The Navy christened the USS Gerald Ford on Saturday with the traditional smashing of a bottle of sparkling wine across the bow of the ship — the most technologically advanced aircraft carrier the United States has built.