USS Gerald R. Ford Achieves 1000th Aircraft Arrestment, Launch

March 21, 2020 – An F/A-18E Super Hornet, attached to “Blue Blasters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 34, landed aboard USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) flight deck marking the 1,000th recovery of a fixed wing aircraft using Ford’s Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) March 19, 2020 at 5:13 p.m. Minutes later, the crew celebrated a second milestone launching an F/A18…

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