Indian navy Vice Adm. Surinder Pal Singh Cheema, Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command comes aboard Pre Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) during a scheduled tour.

Cheema along with an Indian navy flag delegation toured the ship with Rear Adm. Thomas Moore, Program Executive Officer Aircraft Carriers, and Capt. John F. Meier, commanding officer of Pre Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78).

Earlier this year the U.S. and Indian navy announced a joint working group (JWG) to share aspects of aircraft carrier technology and design. This visit is part of the first meeting of that JWG.

(U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua J. Wahl/Released)

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