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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

US were armed with the most expensive carrier in the world


The naval forces of the USA were armed with the newest aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford. Acceptance tests have passed successfully last week.


photo: en.wikipedia.org

The ship, which is also called the “aircraft carrier future”, will introduce the service this summer, explained in a press-service of the US Navy. While in full combat readiness it will be given only to the year 2020.

It is noted that this happens after a few trips to practice combat and engineering systems.

USS Gerald R. Ford cost the U.S. Treasury $ 13 billion. Thus he became the most expensive warship in the world.

The construction of the aircraft carrier began in 2009, to pass it had in 2014, but the deadline was repeatedly postponed.

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