Geurts: Navy still working to diagnose problem that caused EMALS failure on Ford

By Mallory Shelbourne / June 18, 2020 at 6:50 PM
The Navy is still assessing what caused the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System aboard its new aircraft carrier to go out earlier this month during an at-sea testing period. Navy acquisition chief Hondo Geurts told reporters today that while the problem originated with the power handling system, the service is still trying to determine the specific cause of the issue on the Gerald Ford (CVN-78). "We're still going through the diagnosis. We're doing full-fault isolation to understand . . . what...

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