U.S. shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries’(HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has begun testing the updated catapult systems aboard the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).
Working with the Navy crew aboard Abraham Lincoln, Newport News shipbuilders are testing the steam catapult systems through a process called “no-load” testing, during which the overhauled components in the catapult systems are operated with steam for the first time.
Check out the video footage showing the testing of updated catapult systems on the US Navy aircraft carrier.
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Source: Huntington Ingalls