General Atomics announced that the EMALS and AAG system aboard the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) achieved the U.S. Navy’s target of 8,000 successful...
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EMALS, AAG hit 8,000 aircraft recoveries, launches before completion of Ford Post Delivery Test & Trials
04 May 2021
Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) and Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) achieved 8,000 aircraft recoveries and launches aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)...
30 Apr 2021
Officers from the DGA and French Navy embarked USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) during the carrier’s final independent steaming event (ISE 18) of post-delivery test and trials (PDT&T), Apr. 23-24.
22 Oct 2020
During Euronaval Online 2020, Naval News interviewed Scott Forney, President of General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems. We discussed milestones with the EMALS program and PANG.
08 Jun 2020
With Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 embarked, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) logged significant milestones this week during Post Delivery Test and Trials (PDT&T) operations at sea.
04 Jun 2020
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems announced that more than 3,000 catapult launches and landing arrestments using the EMALS system and AAG system have been successfully and safely completed aboard USS Gerald R. Ford.
22 May 2020
U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) achieved another milestone. The next generation carrier just completed a record 167 aircraft launches and recoveries in a single day with its EMALS and AAG systems.
19 May 2020
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced on May 18. 2020 that it has been awarded a contract for ongoing engineering and logistics sustainment of Gerald R. Ford-class Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch Systems (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) systems by the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent, MD.
24 Apr 2020
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that successful USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Flight Deck Certification (FDC) has been completed with the support of the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) system.
23 Mar 2020
An F/A-18E Super Hornet, attached to "Blue Blasters" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 34, landed aboard USS Gerald R. Ford's (CVN 78) flight deck marking the 1,000th recovery of a fixed wing aircraft using Ford's Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) March 19, 2020 at 5:13 p.m.