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A 16,000 lbs. sled lands in the James River, following a successful launch from Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford's Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS).
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (June 5, 2015) A 16,000 lbs. sled lands in the James River, following a successful launch from Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford's Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS). Ford completed two successful "dead-load" tests on the initial test day; testing will continue over the next several weeks. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cory Rose)

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