The U.S. Navy’s Ford-class aircraft carrier Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) system has been approved to recover all “props and jets,” an aircraft recovery bulletin (ARB) says. The green-lighted aircraft include the Northrop Grumman C-2A Greyhound, E-2C Hawkeye, E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler to perform flight operations aboard the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78). “The entire team did a tremendous job accelerating the schedule and ...

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