US nuclear carriers to get first 3D-printed part

Additive manufacturing is taking to the seas with the first 3D-printed part being cleared for installation aboard a US Navy nuclear aircraft carrier. Built by Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division and the Navy, the prototype piping assembly will be installed on the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) early next year, where it will be subjected to 12 months of operational testing…
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