Advances achieved from use of EMAs for Ford Class JBDs

Hydraulics have traditionally been used across the Navy for many decades in systems that include valves, capstans, winches, windlasses, underway replenishment, elevators, hangar doors, and much more. Advances achieved from use of Electromechanical Actuators for the FORD-Class carrier’s Jet Blast Deflectors discusses the advantages electromechanical actuation has in Navy applications.