EMALS Failure Forces Ford To Return Home

USS Gerald R. Ford
Credit: U.S. Navy
A failure associated with the USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) electromagnetic aircraft launch system (EMALS) forced the U.S. Navy to return the aircraft carrier to port, and a root cause investigation is underway. EMALS is one of several new technologies outfitted on the Ford-class carrier. The hiccup...

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