Navy's Newest Supercarrier Conducts Qualification Trials


Fire Controlman 2nd Class Tyler Westbrook, from Fort Huron, Michigan, assigned to USS Gerald R. Ford's (CVN 78) combat systems department, operates the ships close-in weapons systems, March 15, 2021 during Ford’s Combat Systems Ship Qualification Testing (CSSQT). CSSQT is a Naval Sea Systems Command requirement to verify the ship can operate and maintain their combat systems in a safe and effective manner. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Riley McDowell)

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