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Navy Completes Acceptance Trials for 2nd Zumwalt-Class Destroyer Ship

The U.S. Navy‘s evaluated systems onboard its second Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer ship as part of acceptance trials that concluded Thursday.

The service branch said Monday its Board of Inspection and Survey assessed the future USS Michael Monsoor and its crew to ensure compliance with Navy specifications.

Capt. Kevin Smith, DDG 1000 class program manager, said the DDG 1001 ship performed well during the acceptance trials.

INSURV also evaluated navigation, damage control, mechanical, electrical, combat, communications and propulsion systems against the service branch’s specifications.

General DynamicsBath Iron Works subsidiary built and christened Monsoor at a company shipyard in Maine in June 2016.

Zumwalt-class destroyers employ a wave-piercing tumblehome hull, an electric propulsion system and warfighting technology designed for sea control, deterrence, power projection and command-and-control operations.

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