- The issues on the USS Gerald R. Ford “remain consistent” with those from previous years, according to a Pentagon assessment obtained by Bloomberg News. The carriers’ issues include problems getting jets off the deck and issues with the landing systems.
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Jan 10, 2021 · The military’s priciest aircraft carrier — worth $13.2 billion — is still suffering technological malfunctions three years after it was delivered to the U.S. Navy, according to a report. The issues...
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May 13, 2017 · Right now the EMALS seems to be one of the least problematic systems on the $13 billion supercarrier USS Gerald R. Ford. The largest problem seems to be with its turbine generator sets which have failed to produce enough power. The Navy has said that they have come up with a series of fixes.
Jul 12, 2020 · The USS Gerald R. Ford is a massive, gray-hulled city on the sea. Powered by two nuclear reactors, it is longer than three football fields and displaces 100,000 tons.