USS Gerald R. Ford to join U.S. Navy in September

The U.S. Navy will take delivery of its newest aircraft carrier USS. Gerald R. Ford in September, Assistant Secretary of the Navy Sean Stackley told lawmakers in a written statement on Apr. 6.

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

The vessel is 97 percent complete as of March, Stackley added.

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