Advanced Hawkeye Onboard the USS Ford


ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 16, 2020)

An E-2D Advanced Hawkeye assigned to Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 20 lands aboard USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) flight deck.

The arrestment marked the first time an E-2D had landed aboard Ford. Ford is currently conducting Aircraft Compatibility Testing to further test its Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch Systems (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG).

(U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Connor Loessin)