US Navy’s Futuristic Aircraft Carrier Gerald R. Ford arrived Norfolk Naval Station on April 14, 2017 after completing its builder ship trial of seven days underway.
After completed its Builder’s sea trial it would be deliver to Navy this Spring according to the information provided by Naval Sea Systems Command.The carrier spent week at sea and passed variety of tests with Navy Leadership representatives and all the authorities. These Trials include high-speed runs and other carrier’s capabilities according to the reports of Newport News Shipbuilding
Rolf Bartschi, Vice-President for Ford Construction said ” Everybody has to work hard and together to take the ship through final paces.” He also said that “We work to test the systems and we operate the ship as well and it was a fantastic experience to really see the ship come to life.
Before the delivery of Ford to Navy, It will undergo trials. Those trials will be held by U.S Navy inspection board so they can do the final test to evaluate the ship’s performance, system. Ford came to Naval Stationn Norfolk after finishing all the sea trials.