American head heavy aircraft carrier CVN-78 “Gerald R. Ford”, the creation of which took more than $ 13 billion, unfit for combat missions. As writes the edition Task and Puprose with reference to the relevant Office of the adviser to the head of the Ministry of defense of the United States, experts have found so many technical problems that he had asked the Pentagon to defer the shock trials of the aircraft carrier until 2024.
It is reported that the problems identified with the arresting gear, electromagnetic catapults, ski lifts and weapons and radar.
In the new defense budget of the United States for “further development” of the ships of the “Gerald Ford” identified $ 1.8 billion. “A few billion there, a few billion here and soon we will have a working aircraft carrier” – concludes the author of the material.
“During the attack on pearl Harbor the Japanese, at least, destroyed operating American ships. Thank God, there still was not here of our aircraft carriers”, – with bitterness write in the comments.”