Gerald R. Ford commissioning ceremony set for today

Andrews Air Force Base Md. en route to Naval Air Station Norfolk in Norfolk Va. to attend the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft

Andrews Air Force Base Md. en route to Naval Air Station Norfolk in Norfolk Va. to attend the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft

A helicopter carrying President Donald Trump prepares to land on the deck of the USS Gerald R. Ford ahead of the commissioning ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk on Saturday, July 22, 2017.

The launching ceremony of the aircraft carrier on the water, visited the US President Donald trump, who blessed the ship and all who will serve. Built by Huntington Ingalls Industries, the Gerald R. Ford class is designed with significant quality-of-life improvements and reduced maintenance.

The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is rigged with state-of-the-art technology with a capacity for more aircraft and weaponry than ever before.

"The more bombs I get over the target area the more lethal I am", said Commanding Officer Capt. Rick McCormack.

Commander of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson speaks to reporters aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk Va. Saturday
Gerald R. Ford commissioning ceremony set for today

The Navy's newest aircraft carrier will be commissioned today at Naval Station Norfolk. The latest USS Enterprise is in good company.

The Navy will spend $43 billion developing and building the three Ford-class carriers that Congress has authorized thus far.

The USS Ford is named after the country's 38th president, a lieutenant commander in the Navy during World War II.

A 2016 memo from Michael Gilmore, the Defense Department's director of operational test and evaluation, said the most expensive warship in history continued to struggle launching and recovering aircraft, moving onboard munitions, conducting air traffic control and ship self-defense as recently as past year.

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The $12.9 billion ship features state-of-the-art technologies. (U.S. Navy handout photo/Getty Images). She has attracted criticism from analysts and defense officials for the technical problems, delays and cost overruns in her construction.

Former president of Newport News Shipbuilding Matthew Mulherin spoke about the construction and sea trials of the carrier, commenting on its magnificence. "I am very proud to be their captain".

The crew has also played a key role in helping numerous commanders get up to speed on the intricacies that differentiate the Ford from the Navy's other carriers.

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"I am incredibly thankful for the shipyard workers and sailors who worked amazingly hard to bring this mighty ship to life".

The CNV 78 aircraft carrier boasts almost two dozen new technologies not present on older carriers - including a more spacious flight deck, an electromagnetic aircraft launch system and advanced arresting gear to better recover incoming aircraft. These innovations are expected to improve operational availability and capability compared with Nimitz-class carriers.

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