GERALD R. FORD (CVN-78) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Aircraft Carriers


Country of Origin: USA

The GERALD R. FORD class is the successor to the NIMITZ-class aircraft carriers and introduces a number of improvements. The design was intended to significantly reduce total ownership cost and incorporate a flexible architecture while maintaining the core naval aviation capabilities. The latter includes high-volume firepower, survivability, sustainability and mobility. Initially, the GERALD R. FORD class was to be a totally brand-new design, but in May 1998 it was decided that it...

 

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