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USS <i>Gerald R. Ford</i> Accepts Second Advanced Weapons Elevator
March 12, 2019
USS Gerald R. Ford Accepts Second Advanced Weapons Elevator
Weapons elevators are an important component in guaranteeing faster aircraft sortie rates from the new supercarrier.
USS Gerald R. Ford Accepts Second Advanced Weapons Elevator
U.S. Navy Supercarrier’s Integrated Combat System Undergoes First Ever Live Fire Test
February 13, 2019
U.S. Navy Supercarrier’s Integrated Combat System Undergoes First Ever Live Fire Test
The integrated combat system of the USS Gerald R. Ford underwent its first ever live fire test this month.
U.S. Navy Supercarrier’s Integrated Combat System Undergoes First Ever Live Fire Test
US Navy Signs $14.9 Billion Contract With Shipbuilder for 2 Supercarriers
February 05, 2019
US Navy Signs $14.9 Billion Contract With Shipbuilder for 2 Supercarriers
Huntingon Ingalls will construct two additional Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers.
US Navy Signs $14.9 Billion Contract With Shipbuilder for 2 Supercarriers
Pentagon Mulls Buying 2 <i>Ford</i>-Class Supercarriers at Once
October 25, 2018
Pentagon Mulls Buying 2 Ford-Class Supercarriers at Once
The Pentagon continues to evaluate whether procuring two carriers under one contract will save money and time.
Pentagon Mulls Buying 2 Ford-Class Supercarriers at Once
The US Navy’s $13 Billion Supercarrier Inches Closer to Combat Deployment
July 19, 2018
The US Navy’s $13 Billion Supercarrier Inches Closer to Combat Deployment
The U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier began a post-availability shakedown period on July 15.
The US Navy’s $13 Billion Supercarrier Inches Closer to Combat Deployment
US Navy’s $13 Billion Supercarrier Just Got Even More Expensive
May 15, 2018
US Navy’s $13 Billion Supercarrier Just Got Even More Expensive
The U.S. Navy’s most expansive warship ever just got even pricier due to the need to fix a previously undisclosed failure at sea.
US Navy’s $13 Billion Supercarrier Just Got Even More Expensive
US Navy’s New $13 Billion Supercarrier Suffers Another Failure
May 10, 2018
US Navy’s New $13 Billion Supercarrier Suffers Another Failure
The new aircraft carrier’s propulsion system suffered a previously undisclosed failure in January, forcing the ship to return to port.
US Navy’s New $13 Billion Supercarrier Suffers Another Failure
US Navy, Pentagon Agree to Shock Test $13 Billion Supercarrier
April 06, 2018
US Navy, Pentagon Agree to Shock Test $13 Billion Supercarrier
Shock trials for the U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier will proceed as planned.
US Navy, Pentagon Agree to Shock Test $13 Billion Supercarrier
Making a 355-Ship Fleet Reality: US Navy Considers Buying 2 Supercarriers at Once
March 22, 2018
Making a 355-Ship Fleet Reality: US Navy Considers Buying 2 Supercarriers at Once
The U.S. Navy is considering whether to buy its next two aircraft carriers together instead of individually.
Making a 355-Ship Fleet Reality: US Navy Considers Buying 2 Supercarriers at Once
US Navy Wants to Delay Shock Trials of $13 Billion Supercarrier
February 09, 2018
US Navy Wants to Delay Shock Trials of $13 Billion Supercarrier
The U.S. Navy is seeking to postpone shock trials for its new nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.
US Navy Wants to Delay Shock Trials of $13 Billion Supercarrier
US Navy’s New $13 Billion Supercarrier Completes First Flight Operations
July 31, 2017
US Navy’s New $13 Billion Supercarrier Completes First Flight Operations
The lead ship of the U.S. Navy’s new class of aircraft carriers conducted its first fixed-wing flight operations at sea.
US Navy’s New $13 Billion Supercarrier Completes First Flight Operations
US Navy Sets Commissioning Date for $13 Billion Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
June 22, 2017
US Navy Sets Commissioning Date for $13 Billion Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
The U.S. Navy’s most expensive warship ever will be commissioned in July.
US Navy Sets Commissioning Date for $13 Billion Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
US Navy Accepts Delivery of $13 Billion Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
June 04, 2017
US Navy Accepts Delivery of $13 Billion Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
The lead ship of the U.S. Navy’s new class of aircraft carriers was delivered to the service on May 31.
US Navy Accepts Delivery of $13 Billion Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
US Navy’s $13 Billion Supercarrier to Begin Acceptance Trials in May
May 15, 2017
US Navy’s $13 Billion Supercarrier to Begin Acceptance Trials in May
Following the successful completion of acceptance trials, the U.S. Navy expects a quick delivery.
US Navy’s $13 Billion Supercarrier to Begin Acceptance Trials in May
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Successfully Completes Builder’s Sea Trials
April 18, 2017
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Successfully Completes Builder’s Sea Trials
The new aircraft carrier is on track for delivery to the U.S. Navy in May.
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Successfully Completes Builder’s Sea Trials
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Finally Takes to Sea
April 11, 2017
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Finally Takes to Sea
The lead ship of the U.S. Navy’s latest class of aircraft carriers embarked on crucial sea trials over the weekend.
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Finally Takes to Sea
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