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    French Navy Visit [Image 16 of 16]

    French Navy Visit

    French Maj. Gen. Nicholas Hué, right, head of management unit, mission and support aircrafts, French Armaments Procurements Agency (DGA), receives a brief from Lt. Christopher Jones, left, USS Gerald R. Ford's (CVN 78) aircraft handling officer on flight deck design in Ford’s flight deck control, 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 12:51
    Photo ID: 6622190
    VIRIN: 210423-N-YW264-2035
    Resolution: 3942x2816
    Size: 977.6 KB
    Location: US

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