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The Navy’s $13 billion supercarrier still can’t do the one thing it’s absolutely required to do
What good is an aircraft carrier that can't reliably launch and land aircraft?
The Navy is still trying to figure out exactly why the aircraft launch system on its $13 billion supercarrier failed
The U.S. Navy is still unsure exactly what caused a critical piece of technology on the first-in-class aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford to fail earlier this month
A power problem aboard the Navy’s $13 billion supercarrier left it unable to launch aircraft for days
The Navy aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford suffered a power problem during recent at-sea testing that crippled the $13 billion supercarrier's ability to launch planes for days
Trump to US troops in Japan: ‘When we build a new aircraft carrier, we’re going to use steam’
President Donald Trump told U.S. troops stationed in Japan he plans to order traditional steam powered catapults aboard American warships instead of newer electromagnetic systems that he said may not...
Trump Was Right: The Navy’s ‘Digital’ Catapult Really Is An Expensive Mess
When President Donald Trump railed against the $13 billion USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier's electromagnetic catapult as no match for "goddamned" steam, he may have been on to something...
‘You Have To Be A Computer Genius’: Trump Rails Against The Navy’s New Electromagnetic Catapult — Again
During a Republican fundraiser dinner on Sept. 26, President Donald Trump railed against the new electromagnetic catapult technology on Navy … Continued