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Friday, May 26, 2017

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Image - Future USS Gerald R. Ford Underway for Acceptance Trials

Future USS Gerald R. Ford Underway for Acceptance Trials

The future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) departed Naval Station Norfolk for its second set of sea trials, known as acceptance trials (AT) May 24. Acceptance Trials demonstrate to the Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) the ship's ability to conduct operations at sea and that the ship is constructed in accordance with contract specifications. Over the next se...
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Image - USS Jackson Completes Final Contract Trials

USS Jackson Completes Final Contract Trials

The U.S. Navy's Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) completed Final Contract Trials (FCT) May 19. Navy regulations require a final demonstration of ships' capabilities prior to the end of the contractor warranty period to determine if there are any defects, failures or deterioration other than that due to normal wear and tear. The trial, conduc...
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