Ford aircraft carrier to conduct C2 exercises with Nimitz-class Truman

By Mallory Shelbourne / June 1, 2020 at 6:31 PM
The lead ship in the Navy's new class of aircraft carriers is slated to conduct command and control exercises with a Nimitz-class carrier, as the Gerald Ford (CVN-78) continues working through its post-delivery test and trials period. Rear Adm. Craig Clapperton, the commander of Carrier Strike Group 12, told reporters in a phone call today that the Ford would participate in the C2 exercises with the Harry Truman (CVN-75) while the new carrier is out at sea. "We won't be...

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