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Aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford in dry dock


USS GERALD R FORD (CVN 78) to be commissioned Nov 9 2016


USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier


Floating Disaster? Most Expensive US Ship Ever Comes With Exploding Generators

The USS Ford - seen here under construction in 2012 - ran $2 billion over budget but the Navy promised most of those costs were due to its being the first of its class and would not recur with the USS Kennedy. Floating Disaster? Most Expensive US Ship Ever Comes With Exploding Generators recent review of the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), the Navy’s new $12.9 billion warship, found that the vessel, not yet deployed, could be obsolete before its maiden voyage.

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The latest aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) during its christening ceremony.

Lieutenant (later Lieutenant Commander & POTUS) Gerald R. Ford, during his assignment to the USS Monterey,

Gerald R. Ford, Jr., United States Navy Lieutenant Years of service: 1942–1946. Served on USS Monterey. Earned 10 battle stars.


CASE STUDY: USS Gerald R. Ford Exterior Decking on Flight Deck and Hangar Bay Newport News, VA - Under construction, 350,000 SF Leading a new class of aircraft carrier, the Ford bears the label of a "supercarrier" and has quite a few design advantages for increased efficiency and better operations. Several sections of the flight deck have been altered from the layout of the Nimitz-class flight deck to improve aircraft handling, storage, and flow. Under contract with Huntington Ingalls…

Scale - USN - "USS GERALD FORD" - Super Carrier - 2014 - Diorama

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