Tag Archives: DDG 1001

Navy Expects Lead Zumwalt Ship Delivery in September

The U.S. Navy will accept the lead ship of its Zumwalt destroyer program before the end of 2019 but testing will continue to enhance the ship’s combat capability, USNI News reported Tuesday. The USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) may undergo combat system testing through 2020, according to DDG-1000 program manager Capt. Kevin Smith.

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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 …

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Navy Christens Second Zumwalt-Class Destroyer as USS Michael Monsoor

The U.S. Navy held a christening ceremony Saturday for the second Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1001) at General Dynamics‘ shipyard in Bath, Maine. Ret. Navy Vice Adm. Joseph Maguire acted as principal speaker at the event to mark the USS Michael Monsoor‘s entry into service, the Defense Department said Friday. The ship is named after Michael Monsoor, a Navy …

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