General Atomics announced that the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)...
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23 Aug 2021
The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) departed Naval Station Norfolk to make the transit to Newport News Shipyard in support of her Planned Incremental Availability (PIA), a six-month period of modernization, maintenance, and repairs, Aug. 20, 2021.
09 Aug 2021
USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) successfully conducted a third explosive event off the coast of Jacksonville, FL, on 8 Aug., marking the completion of the ship’s Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST).
19 Jun 2021
On Friday, June 18, the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) successfully completed the first scheduled explosive event as part of Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST).
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 Mar 2021
USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) completed its 17th Independent Steaming Event (ISE 17) after two weeks at sea in the Atlantic Ocean, March 21, 2021.
12 Nov 2020
The U.S. Navy commenced the first-ever fully integrated carrier strike group operations for the Ford-class carrier.
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.