The massive American aircraft carrier USS Forrestal is launched in Virginia.
Unused / unissued material -
Title reads: "News of National Defense". American voiceovered newsreel material.
Title reads: "US Christens The Forrestal, Super-Flattop".
Newport News, Virginia, United States of America (USA).
AV American supercarrier 'Forrestal' - the biggest and costliest warship yet built - in dry dock. Ground to airship. AV aircraft carrier. Various shots of the christening ceremony by Mrs James Forrestal, wife of the late Defence Secretary. MS Tugs towing ship. VS USS "Forrestal".