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As it stated in The future USS GERALD R. FORD (CVN 78) arrives at Naval Station Norfolk after returning from Builder’s Sea Trials and seven days underway.
PHOTOS: The future USS Gerald R. Ford arrives in Norfolk after builder’s sea trialsThe Associated Press contributed to this report.
Last Saturday the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) embarked from Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport News Shipbuilding to conduct “builder’s trials” to test various state-of-the-art systems.
(Photo: Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christopher Lindahl)NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) – The first of the U.S. Navy’s new class of aircraft carriers has returned following a week of sea trials.
While undergoing trials, the Ford came to the aid of a sailor in distress on board another ship.
Future USS Gerald R. Ford returns to Norfolk after sea trials
As it stated in RELATED:Sailor suffers medical emergency aboard USS Oak Hill, taken to Portsmouth for treatmentFuture USS Gerald R. Ford heads to sea for very first timeNavy’s newest carrier Gerald R. Ford is 99 percent completeVideo: Aircraft landing system tested on carrier Gerald R. Ford
NORFOLK, Va. – The future USS Gerald R. Ford returned Friday from its very first set of Builder’s Sea Trials.
The aircraft carrier spent six days at sea testing the ship’s systems, components and compartments.
Sailors from the Ford, shipbuilders from Newport News Shipbuilding, the Navy’s Supervisor of Shipbuilding and Naval Sea Systems Command staff worked side-by-side to test many of the ship’s systems and technologies.
While they were out to sea, the ship also assisted with a medevac operation for a Sailor on board the USS Oak Hill.
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