The guided missile destroyer Zumwalt (DDG-1000) left today for a final set of builder’s trails ahead of an expected delivery to the U.S. Navy next month, a spokeswoman with the service told USNI News on Monday. Read More
A newly revealed configuration of sensors set for next-generation destroyer Zumwalt (DDG-1000) could make the ship less stealthy than originally intended, several naval experts told USNI News on Wednesday. Read More
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The following is the Dec. 17, 2015 Congressional Research Service report, Navy DDG-51 and DDG-1000 Destroyer Programs: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
This post has been updated with an additional information and a statement from the Navy.
The first-in-class guided missile destroyer Zumwalt (DDG-1000) is back at the yard after six days of builders trials. Read More
The following is a Dec. 7, 2015 video of the destroyer Zumwalt (DDG-1000) underway for the first time in the Atlantic Ocean. Read More
On Monday morning, the first-in-class Zumwalt-class destroyer left its pier at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, headed down Maine’s Kennebec River bound for the Atlantic Ocean and its first taste of saltwater. Read More
The following is the Nov. 6, 2015 Congressional Research Service report, Navy DDG-51 and DDG-1000 Destroyer Programs: Background and Issues for Congress.
The Navy is considering extending by several months the delivery dates for the first two restart General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers (DDG-51). Read More
PENTAGON — Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and the Maine congressional delegation have thrown their support behind finishing the third Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer — one that the Department of Defense is studying canceling. Read More