Weapons Loading onboard USS Ford


Sailors assigned to USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) weapons department and personnel attached to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 load MK-82 500-pound class inert bombs and other inert ordnance onto F/A-18E Super Hornets on the ship’s flight deck during flight operations May 30, 2020.

Ford is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting integrated air wing operations.


Video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ruben Reed

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)