USS Gerald R Ford

  • It is world’s largest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier built by USA.
  • The ship is named after the 38th President of the US Gerald Ford to pay tribute to his lifetime of service to the nation in the US Navy and the US government.
  • USS Gerald R Ford size is equivalent to size of about three football fields.
  • It has two nuclear reactors on board that can operate for up to 20 years without refuelling.
  • It has electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS), replacing the steam system used on earlier carriers and new electric motor-based Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) system for faster and more efficient aircraft take-offs and landings. 



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