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Sailors on the Gerald R. Ford are "creating guidelines" for operating the Navy"s most advanced carrier

AP Photo / Steve Helber NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — In the pilot house of the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, Petty Officer 1st Class Jose Triana doesn’t just go by the book. He helped write the book. “We&rsqu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2017

The world"s most-advanced aircraft carrier is one step closer to completion

US Navy The massive USS Gerald R. Ford will head out to sea for builders trials next month in a critical test before the US Navy intends to commission the sh.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 16th, 2017

The US Navy may skip an important test so it can get its futuristic new aircraft carrier sooner

US Navy The US Navy's $13 billion dollar next-generation USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier has slipped behind schedule and over budget while the o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2017

The Navy"s new carrier is billions overbudget

Sometime this summer, the $12.9 billion aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford – at $2.4 billion over budget, the most expensive piece of military hardware ever built for land, sea or air – will be commissioned. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 15th, 2017

Navy gets its Ford: $12.9 billion aircraft carrier delivered - ABC News

U.S. News & World ReportNavy gets its Ford: $12.9 billion aircraft carrier deliveredABC NewsFILE - This April 27, 2016 file photo shows the USS Gerald R. Ford under construction at Newport News .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 2nd, 2017

The US Navy"s new futuristic aircraft carrier just passed its first major test

Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christopher Lindahl The US Navy's USS Gerald R. Ford .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 14th, 2017

Sea trials begin for Navy's newest class of aircraft carrier - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsSea trials begin for Navy's newest class of aircraft carrierNew York Daily NewsIn this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, the USS Gerald R. Ford embarked on the first of its sea .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 10th, 2017

U.S. Navy Tests New Aircraft Carrier USS Gerald R. Ford

After years of delays and billions in cost overruns. The U.S. Navy has tested the new aircraft .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 9th, 2017

Watch Live: President Trump Speaks aboard the U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford

President Trump will deliver remarks on the aircraft carrier President Trump meets with sailors a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 2nd, 2017

How an impatient Pentagon is wasting billions of dollars

After the all-too-predictable delays and cost overruns, the $12.9 billion USS Gerald R. Ford will finally be commissioned on July 22. However, it still won’t be ready for action, and the Navy may speed up deployment by forgoing shock tests......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 23rd, 2017

How an impatient Pentagon is wasting billions of dollars

After the all-too-predictable delays and cost overruns, the $12.9 billion USS Gerald R. Ford will finally be commissioned on July 22. However, it still won’t be ready for action, and the Navy may speed up deployment by forgoing shock tests......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 23rd, 2017

The US Navy just took delivery of the world"s most advanced aircraft carrier

US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ridge LeoniThe Navy just took delivery of the world's most advanced aircraft carrier on Wednesda.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 1st, 2017

Navy"s $13 billion aircraft carrier faces its next big test

The first Ford-class supercarrier is billi.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 28th, 2017

"A carrier is just a target": The centerpiece of Trump"s naval expansion is vulnerable to attack

Thomson ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Last week, President Donald J. Trump chose the deck of the newest U.S. aircraft carrier, the $13 billion USS Gerald R. Ford, for a speech extolling his planned boost in military spending. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 9th, 2017

Trump to push his defense spending increase aboard the world’s most expensive aircraft carrier

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque US President Donald Trump will head to Newport News Shipbuilding on Thursday to talk about the most expensive ship ever built, the US's new USS Gerald R. Ford, a spokesperson for the shipyard told The Vi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 2nd, 2017

The F-35C vs. the F/A-18 Advanced Super Hornet and the future of carrier aircraft

US Navy A week after Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis called for a review of the F-35 program to "determine opportunities to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 2nd, 2017

A Russian Navy MiG-29K crashed returning to aircraft carrier from Syria

Mikoyan Gurevich A Russian navy MiG-29K fighter crashed into the Mediterranean while attempting to land on the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier after operating over Syria, Fox News reports. A helicopter recovered the pilot, whose status is unknown, US o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 14th, 2016

This man built a cutting-edge stealth boat for the US Navy. Then the government tried to put him out of business.

AP/Paul Szoldra/Business Insider In the summer of 2007, a US Navy carrier strike group of approximately 20 ships was decimated while on patrol in the Middle East. Some 20,000 sailors were killed. The group, comprised of an aircraft carrier,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 5th, 2016

Preliminary Probe Results Point to U.S. Navy Fault in Deadly Collision

A preliminary investigation has found that the Navy was likely at fault for last month’s deadly collision off the coast of Japan that killed seven American sailors aboard the USS Fitzgerald, a U.S. defense official said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: wsj2 hr. 35 min. ago

Lockheed (LMT) Wins $77M Deal to Support AEGIS Modernization

Lockheed Martin (LMT) is witnessing an increase in demand for its AEGIS system. The missile guidance system provides advanced capabilities to the U.S. Navy to counter emerging threats. Defense major, Lockheed Mar.....»»

Category: topSource: zacks3 hr. 20 min. ago

Watch a Navy surveillance plane nearly crash-land off of an aircraft-carrier deck

Watch a Navy surveillance plane nearly crash-land off of an aircraft-carrier deck.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJul 18th, 2017