USS Gerald R. Ford completed the first explosive event of the ongoing full-ship shock trials on Friday off the US East Coast. Photo: US Navy USS Gerald R. Ford completed the first explosive event of the ongoing full-ship shock trials on Friday off the US East Coast. Photo: US Navy
USS Gerald R. Ford completed the first explosive event of the ongoing full-ship shock trials on Friday off the US East Coast. Photo: US Navy
Defence

Dramatic photos show new US aircraft carrier in explosion ‘shock trial’

  • Live explosives near warship meant to simulate actual combat conditions
  • The US Navy hopes top have carrier ready for deployment before 2024

Topic |   Defence
USS Gerald R. Ford completed the first explosive event of the ongoing full-ship shock trials on Friday off the US East Coast. Photo: US Navy USS Gerald R. Ford completed the first explosive event of the ongoing full-ship shock trials on Friday off the US East Coast. Photo: US Navy
USS Gerald R. Ford completed the first explosive event of the ongoing full-ship shock trials on Friday off the US East Coast. Photo: US Navy
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