US Navy looks to start shock trial for carrier Ford in ‘June timeframe'

by Michael Fabey

The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R Ford (CVN 78) should start first full-ship shock trials “in the June timeframe”, Captain John J Cummings, ship commanding officer, said on 8 February, during an update briefing on ship operations.

Once the shock trials are completed, the ship should go into planned incremental availability in September at the Newport News Shipbuilding yard in Virginia, Capt Cummings said.

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The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R Ford (CVN 78) should start first full-ship shock trials “in the Ju...

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