USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) conducts Combat Systems Ship Qualification Trials (2)


Evolved sea sparrow missiles and rolling-airframe missiles are launch from USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) weapon sponsons during combat systems ship qualification trials (CSSQT), April 16, 2021.

CSSQT is a Naval Sea Systems Command requirement to verify that ship personnel can operate and maintain their combat systems in a safe and effective manner.



Video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Robert Stamer

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)