Tagged With USS Gerald R Ford

US Navy still trying to figure out exactly why aircraft launch system on $13 billion supercarrier failed


A power problem aboard the Navy's $13 billion supercarrier left it unable to launch planes for days


Captain of the US Navy's new supercarrier says he doesn't miss anything about older aircraft carriers and wouldn't want to go back



The Navy's new aircraft carrier just put its combat systems to the test


US Navy's top official says its new, first-in-class carrier is improving and sailors don't want to get off


As the fleet grapples with coronavirus, the US Navy's newest aircraft carrier hit a major operational milestone



Toilets on the Navy's newest aircraft carriers clog frequently, and fixing them costs $400,000 a flush


The Navy may not buy any more Ford-class supercarriers, acting Navy secretary says


How the Navy pumps 1.3 million gallons of fuel into an aircraft carrier without ever pulling into port


US allies are 'back in the big carrier business,' but the US isn't so sure how many flattops it will have in the future


Testing suggests the US Navy's $13 billion supercarrier isn't ready to defend itself in combat


The Navy's top civilian official says the aircraft carrier Ford's weapons elevator 'disaster' is back 'on track'



The acting Navy secretary promises he'll fix the Ford aircraft carrier because he's tired of it being a 'whipping boy for why the Navy can't do anything right'


The Navy's new supercarrier can now land all of its planes — except the F-35 stealth fighter


The US Navy fixed the propulsion problems on its $13 billion supercarrier, but the ship still has serious issues


The US Navy is going to be getting another flattop late as new problems pop up at the shipyard



Lawmaker says the US Navy's failings on its new $13 billion supercarrier 'ought to be criminal'


Trump's Navy secretary bet his job on getting a critical supercarrier weapon system to work. The Navy says it won't be ready in time.


The Navy's new $13 billion supercarriers have a high-tech feature that is apparently driving Trump crazy


The US Navy just turned the future guns of its new Ford-class supercarriers on a drone in a landmark live-fire test