: The ship has "issues", no doubt
: about that. We'll see how they get fixed
: (rather than mitigated). But rushing FORD
: design has not been a problem here. Trying
: to push technology, and add too many new
: systems for Power Point
: "transformation" is a problem.
: But, jeez, check the dates when the keel got
: laid, the launch date.....there's certainly
: been no rush here.
: FORD should be back into Norfolk next day or
: two from initial sea trials.
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: It seems like the tech for the new USS
: R. Ford has been a bit off to date, and
: especially the EM catapults/accelerators.
: We've been having a lot of tech problems in
: some of the new designs, and I ponder what
: is causing that. New systems often have
: teething problems, but perhaps we have some
: poor designs being rushed into production.
: My old connections would know. I understand
: some were not happy with this design from
: the get-go... She will make a cool model
: USS Ford