US Navy To Receive $13 Billion Aircraft Carrier In April – USS Gerald R. Ford CVN-78
This article is published by DefenseWorld.net on January 12, 2017
The $13 billion ‘super-carrier’ USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) will be delivered to the US Navy by April. This is one of the most expensive aircraft carriers ever built.
“GERALD R. FORD (CVN 78) is 99 percent overall complete with 93 percent of the test program complete (93 percent Hull, Mechanical & Electrical, 92 percent propulsion testing, and 93 percent electronics testing),” Navy spokesperson Capt. Thurraya Kent said in a statement Wednesday.
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