Non veni pacem mittere, sed gladium.
Not speaking of the USS Gerald R. Ford in particular -- but there is a lot of chatter about the USS Carl Vincent in waters off North Korea. What about the other Carrier Battle Group that is there and standing by?
Hope they worked out the bugs in the electromagnetic catapult system. Without steam rising from the cats after each launch, it will surely look like a 21st century machine. Heck, even the island has a svelte look to it. Great looking ship!