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    French Navy Visit [Image 10 of 16]

    French Navy Visit

    French Armaments Procurements Agency (DGA) members receive a brief from Capt. Matt Kawas commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2, center, in USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) Surface Undersea Warfare Sea Combat Commander space on integrated strike group operations during a ship tour, April 23, 2021. DGA executive leadership visited Ford to view the electromagnetic aircraft launch system (EMALS) and advanced arresting gear (AAG) in operation, to enable France to refine the design of the Future French Carrier. Procurement of EMALS and AAG by France and the adoption of a Ford-class carrier flight deck operations model will ensure continued interoperability between both nations. Ford is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting its final independent steaming event of post-delivery test and trials. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary Melvin)



    Date Taken: 04.23.2021
    Date Posted: 04.29.2021 12:50
    Photo ID: 6622173
    VIRIN: 210423-N-YW264-2143
    Resolution: 4747x3391
    Size: 819.95 KB
    Location: US

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