Sea trials for carrier Gerald R. Ford will be delayed six to eight weeks

Sea trials for aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford has been pushed back by six to eight weeks as shipboard testing are taking longer than expected.

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) on the James River in 2013
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Second Class Aidan P. Campbell [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Delivery of the ship, scheduled for Mar. 31, could be affected, the U.S. Navy said in a release.

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