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Just days into its first sea trials, the PCU Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) responded to an emergency on the USS Oak Hill, where a sailor onboard needed urgent medical attention. The mission involved a MH-60S from HSC-22 which took off from the ship and rendezvoused with Oak Hill on Apr. 11 to take the patient to Navy Medical Center Portsmouth. Following the successful transportation, Capt. Richard McCormack, Ford’s commanding officer, addressed the crew and expressed his pride in Ford sailors and the embarked squadron for their flexibility, mission readiness, and eagerness to help a Shipmate in need. The sailor is in a stable condition. The UK and Brazilian governments are in talks over the potential sale of the Royal Navy helicopter carrier, HMS Ocean , for the reported price of $100 million. Designed to support amphibious landing operations, the vessel was commissioned in 1998...

Full article: http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/pcu-gerald-r-ford-to-...

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