New era for the US Carriers aircraft launching and recovery systems

General Atomics has received a $195.2 million contract modification for the advanced arresting gear (AAG) of the CVN-80 Enterprise aircraft carrier currently under construction.

And The Ford Class Carriers have also Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System, or EMALS, as opposed to the steam-powered aircraft catapults that have been in use for decades.


Read the related article here (www.upi.com)

Read the AAG here (General Atomics Web Site)

Read the EMALS here (General Atomics Web Site)

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