Arresting Gear Sizing

Sizing

35

Operations

73

People Involved

2

Per Ship

Where it Goes

This gear produced by ITAMCO is located on the Gerald R. Ford class aircraft carrier. It is positioned in the Advanced Arresting Gear assembly and is used to arrest F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets aircraft for the United States Navy.

Arresting Gear Assembly

Gerald R. Ford Aircraft Carrier (CVN-78)

1,106 FT
Length

250 FT
Height

100,000 tons
Displacement

30+ knots
Speed

1,106 FT
Length

100,000 tons
Displacement

250 FT
Height

30+ knots
Speed