Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Builder’s Sea Trials Highlights, April 2017

Apr 19, 2017



Aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) returned to Naval Station Norfolk on April 14, 2017, after successfully completing builder’s sea trials. During the carrier’s time at sea, her systems, components and compartments were tested for the first time. The trials also included high-speed runs and demonstrations of the carrier’s other capabilities.