Below-deck testing of the U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft launch system has begun aboard the next-generation aircraft carrier CVN 78 Gerald R. Ford, Navy officials say. Following months of large-scale hardware deliveries containing critical components of the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (Emals) and shipboard installation by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), teams from the government and industry partner General Atomics completed installation of the software. Below-deck testing ...

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