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Sunday, October 15, 2023
The world’s largest aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford arrives at Mediterranean Sea. Handout via REUTERS
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US Aircraft Carriers – What They Bring To The Middle East

WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) – The Pentagon has deployed two aircraft carriers — and their supporting ships — to the eastern Mediterranean

October 15, 2023
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Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Ford Class Aircraft Carrier underway to Israel
Navy

How Can An Aircraft Carrier Help Israel?

by James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) As Israel strikes at hundreds of Hamas targets in the tight confines of the Gaza strip, a brand-new nuclear powered

October 10, 2023
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Sunday, October 8, 2023
Ford Aircraft Carrier
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U.S. Navy Dispatches Its Latest, Cutting-Edge Aircraft Carrier To Israel

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced today that the U.S. Navy is dispatching the USS Gerald R. Ford Carrier Strike Group to

October 8, 2023
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Wednesday, May 24, 2023
US Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier ‘Gerald R. Ford’ Arrives in Oslo
Defense

US Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier ‘Gerald R. Ford’ Arrives in Oslo

By Gwladys Fouche and Victoria Klesty OSLO, May 24 (Reuters) – The world’s largest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, sailed

May 24, 2023
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Wednesday, May 3, 2023
USS Gerald R. Ford Supercarrier Departs On First Combat Mission
Defense

USS Gerald R. Ford Supercarrier Departs On First Combat Mission

The U.S. Navy’s next-generation supercarrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) set sail from Naval Station Norfolk on Tuesday on its first combat deployment.

May 3, 2023
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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Plane Landing USS Gerald R. Ford
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Can The US Navy’s New $13 Billion Carrier Defend Itself?

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) –The combat system for the Navy’s newest and costliest warship, the $13 billion Gerald R. Ford, “has yet to demonstrate

January 25, 2022
Total Views: 42983

Sunday, January 23, 2022
Old And New Super-carriers
Navy

GE Haggles With Shipyard Over Unpaid US Navy Supercarrier Bill

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) Four years after the U.S. Navy’s costliest warship was hobbled by a flaw in its propulsion system, prime contractor Huntington

January 23, 2022
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Sunday, January 2, 2022
Six Years Late And $2.8 Billion Over Budget Navy’s Costly Carrier Is Ready For Training And Operations
Navy

Six Years Late And $2.8 Billion Over Budget Navy’s Costly Carrier Is Ready For Training And Operations

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) –The Navy’s costliest warship finally has all the elevators needed to lift bombs from below its deck so it can deploy

January 2, 2022
Total Views: 14132

Monday, August 9, 2021
U.S. Navy’s New Supercarrier Completes Explosive Shock Trials
Defense

U.S. Navy’s New Supercarrier Completes Explosive Shock Trials

The USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) completed its third and final round of blasts as part of its Full Ship Shock Trials off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida,

August 9, 2021
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Monday, July 26, 2021
USS Gerald R. Ford Completes Latest Round of Explosive Shock Trials
Defense

USS Gerald R. Ford Completes Latest Round of Explosive Shock Trials

The U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) has passed the second of three scheduled “shock trials”. The latest Full

July 26, 2021
Total Views: 3992

Friday, November 1, 2019
ford high speed turn test
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Watch: U.S. Navy’s $13 Billion Supercarrier Conducts High-Speed Turn Test

The U.S. Navy next-generation aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), returned to sea for this week for a series of sea trials prior to returning to

November 1, 2019
Total Views: 3364

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
U.S. Navy Seeks $30 Million to Fix Gear That Hobbled its New Gerald R. Ford Supercarrier
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Seeks $30 Million to Fix Gear That Hobbled its New Gerald R. Ford Supercarrier

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The Navy is asking Congress to shift $30 million from other accounts to start repairing a damaged gear on the service’s

July 25, 2018
Total Views: 1517

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Plane Landing USS Gerald R. Ford
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Gerald R. Ford Aircraft Carrier Suffers New Failure at Sea

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The Gerald R. Ford, the U.S. Navy’s costliest warship, suffered a new failure at sea that forced it back to

May 8, 2018
Total Views: 319

Saturday, April 7, 2018
Sea Trials of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Aircraft Carrier
Navy

Navy Backs Down On Carrier Shock-Testing

By Anthony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The Pentagon’s No. 2 civilian has said the Navy should perform shock-testing soon to determine how well its new $12.9 billion

April 7, 2018
Total Views: 103

Friday, July 21, 2017
U.S. Navy to Commission USS Gerald R. Ford, Its First New Aircraft Carrier Design in 40 Years
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U.S. Navy to Commission USS Gerald R. Ford, Its First New Aircraft Carrier Design in 40 Years

The U.S. Navy is getting ready to commission its newest and most advanced aircraft carrier, the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), during a ceremony this

July 21, 2017
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Monday, July 17, 2017
Aircraft Carrier Trump Will Celebrate Still Needs Lots of Work
Maritime News

Aircraft Carrier Trump Will Celebrate Still Needs Lots of Work

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump is scheduled to preside over the commissioning this week of the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier,

July 17, 2017
Total Views: 78

Thursday, June 15, 2017
U.S. Navy’s New $13 Billion Aircraft Carrier Struggles to Fly and Land Planes
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U.S. Navy’s New $13 Billion Aircraft Carrier Struggles to Fly and Land Planes

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The newest and costliest U.S. aircraft carrier, praised by President Donald Trump and delivered to the Navy on May 31 with

June 15, 2017
Total Views: 66

Friday, June 2, 2017
U.S. Navy Takes Delivery of First Next-Generation Aircraft Carrier, Gerald R. Ford
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U.S. Navy Takes Delivery of First Next-Generation Aircraft Carrier, Gerald R. Ford

The U.S. Navy has accepted delivery of its first next generation aircraft carrier, the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), from Huntington Ingalls

June 2, 2017
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Monday, April 10, 2017
PHOTOS: Future USS Gerald R. Ford Supercarrier at Sea for First Time
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PHOTOS: Future USS Gerald R. Ford Supercarrier at Sea for First Time

The U.S. Navy’s next-generation supercarrier, the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), has taken to sea for the first time for several days of

April 10, 2017
Total Views: 321

Monday, August 29, 2016
US NAvy Carrier USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (CVN 77)
Navy

Pentagon Orders Review of Troubled New Carrier

by Anthony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The Pentagon’s top weapons buyer has ordered an independent review of the $12.9 billion Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier,

August 29, 2016
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