Aircraft Carriers

America’s New $16 Billion Aircraft Carrier Is Still Far From Ready

America’s New $16 Billion Aircraft Carrier Is Still Far From Ready

Three years late and costing $US13 billion ($16 billion), the USS Gerald R. Ford has finally been commissioned at Norfolk Naval Station in Virginia. The latest aircraft carrier to join the American fleet has been burdened with — and this may shock you, considering we are talking about defence spending…