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  • 19 October 2014

    The US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) returned to her Norfolk, Va., homeport, Oct. 17, after completing an eight-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operations. Arleigh Burke began her deployment Feb. 15, and traveled a total of 32,250 nautical miles in support of ballistic missile defense, maritime […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a contract modification to incorporate the “Flight III” upgrades to the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided missile destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125). The ship is the fifth of five destroyers the company was originally awarded in June 2013. DDG 51 Flight III will […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s Aegis-equipped Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) was launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard December 12. The ship was translated from the land level facility to the drydock which was slowly flooded until the ship was afloat. You can watch the video of the operation here. Captain Mark […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has named the next Arleigh-Burke class destroyer, DDG 120 during a ceremony held April 12 in Detroit, USA. The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that the next destroyer will be named Carl M. Levin in honor of the longest serving senator in Michigan history. The ship will be constructed at Bath Iron […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy held a keel-laying ceremony for its future guided-missile destroyer USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121) at the Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard on February 21. The ship is named in honor of the U.S. Marine Corps’ first African-American general and will be the 33rd Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer Ingalls has built for the […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, the American military shipbuilder, shared a video of the U.S. Navy’s future DDG51 Arleigh-Burke class destroyer USS Ralph Johnson being transferred to the dry dock. The ship is being built at Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, at their shipyard in Pascagoula, USA. The $697.6 million contract for the build […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) departed Naval Station Norfolk to participate in a scheduled Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), Nov. 22. “We are getting ready to deploy,” said Cmdr. Camille Flaherty, Arleigh Burke’s commanding officer. “We are forging a command team that is ready to go into harm’s way.” COMPTUEX allows Arleigh Burke […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy is celebrating 25 years since the first Arleigh Burke-class destroyer joined the navy. Captain Mark Vandroff, DDG 51 Major Program Manager, PEO Ships, was among the first to man the rails of the new class of U.S. Navy ships on July 4, 1991. In an article written for the Naval History and Heritage […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The American power generation and rotating element equipment manufacturer Philadelphia Gear Corp., now part of Timken, has been awarded a $1.04 billion contract for main reduction gears for U.S. Navy’s Arleigh-Burke destroyers. Carl D. Rapp, vice president of the Power Systems group for Timken, said: “We’ve worked alongside the U.S. Navy for many decades and are […]

  • 21 June 2016

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyer USS Michel Murphy (DDG 112) dashed from the Pearl Harbor-Hickam base to conduct an emergency medical evacuation of a sailor aboard sister ship USS Shoup (DDG 86). Guided-missile destroyer Shoup notified the command on June 17 that a sailor on board required MEDEVAC. As Shoup was over one thousand miles from shore, land was not […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) completed its Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) Dec. 14. Arleigh Burke conducted the three-week training to build an effective warfare capability across the various platforms of the George H. W. Bush Carrier Strike Group. “This is the first time we worked together with a multitude of different ship […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy named its 76th Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer in honor of Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and Navy Cross recipient Lance Cpl. Patrick Gallagher. In 1966, Gallagher, who immigrated from Ballyhaunis, Ireland in 1962, joined the Marine Corps where he served in H-Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division during Operation Hastings […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Industry news

    A naming ceremony was held at Naval Base San Diego for the Arleigh-Burke class guided- missile destroyers USS John Finn (DDG 113), USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) and USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) Sept. 20. Friends and family attended the ceremony and Lt. Gen. John A Toolan Jr., Marine Expeditionary Force commanding general, gave the […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Industry news

    DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its Laurel Technologies business unit in Johnstown, PA., has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity five-year contract with a total potential value of up to $22 million for upgrades to the repair station consoles (RSC) on DDG 51-class ships. RSC systems automate and integrate shipboard damage control […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) returned to Naval Station Norfolk, Va., following its participation in Joint Warrior 11-2 in Scotland and multiple training and preservation evolutions in Mayport, Fla. While in Mayport, the crew of Burke worked on topside preservation and numerous training scenarios, cutting down on pre-deployment work to be completed while […]

  • 18 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the names for two new Arleigh Burke-class destroyers in a ceremony at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on September 17. DDG 125, will be named Jack H. Lucas in honor of the Marine Corps hero and Medal of Honor recipient while DDG 126 would be named Louis H. Wilson Jr. in honor […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division authenticated the keel of the destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) on June 1, 2016. DDG 119 is the third ship in the FY2013-FY2017 multi-year procurement contract to start fabrication. The future USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) has already begun fabrication at HII. Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) is […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Training & Education

    A Canadian Forces army chaplain is currently serving aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) delivering religious services as part of the Personnel Exchange Program (PEP).   Canadian Forces army Chaplain Maj. Bastien Leclerc embarked upon Arleigh Burke when the ship departed Norfolk as part of PEP to provide religious services, spiritual guidance […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sailors aboard the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) wrapped up a replenishment-at-sea and are now ready to conduct naval operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe.   The Sailors connected a fueling probe aboard the vessel during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) reflected on the events that transpired at Pearl Harbor 72 years ago, Dec. 7. “It’s important that we don’t forget the sacrifices of the Sailors before us,” said Cmdr. Thomas Myers, Arleigh Burke’s executive officer. “The more we remember and understand, the more we will […]

  • 7 July 2014

    Lt. j.g. Casey Strouse, from Kalkaska, Mich., checks if it is clear for an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, attached to the Tridents of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9, to leave the area of the flight deck aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51).   Arleigh Burke is deployed in the U.S. 5th […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy sailors aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrived in Plymouth, United Kingdom, for a regular port visit and for the opportunity to complete the Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) certification FOST is an advanced warfare certification training event conducted with the Royal Navy. FOST delivers through-life operational training across all […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Industry news

    Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $43.8 million worth modification to previously awarded fixed-price-incentive contract for the production of fiscal 2013 Multi-Mission Signal Processor equipment, Ballistic Missile Defense equipment and associated spares and engineering services for USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51),USS Mitscher (DDG 57) and USS Milius (DDG 69). […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy is set to christen future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) in a ceremony in Bath, Maine, on June 22. The future USS Daniel Inouye is named in honor of Daniel Inouye, who served as a United States Senator for Hawaii from 1963 until his death in 2012. He […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) completed acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico on December 20, the US Navy announced. The 67th ship in the class returned to Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Pascagoula shipyard following the two-day test. During acceptance trials, the ship and its crew performed a series of demonstrations […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a contract to provide lead yard services for the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer program. The contract was announced June 8 and is valued at $49.8 million for the first year with four option years, with a total contract value of $304.8 million. Bath Iron […]

  • 27 April 2018

    The newly commissioned Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) is scheduled to arrive at its homeport of Naval Station Everett on April 27, the US Navy said. Ralph Johnson will be the sixth US Navy destroyer homeported in Everett, including USS Momsen (DDG 92), USS Shoup (DDG 86), USS Gridley (DDG 101), […]

  • 30 July 2017

    The U.S. Navy commissioned its 69th Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) in a ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island on July 29. The General Dynamics-built ship is named in honor of Navy Cross recipient Marine Corp Sgt. Rafael Peralta. During the second battle of Fallujah, he smothered a grenade with […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    The keel of the U.S. Navy’s future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116), was authenticated during a ceremony at the Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard on November 16. The ship’s keel was authenticated by Ms. Barbara Miller, wife of the former superintendent of the Naval Academy, Vice Adm. Michael Miller. Medal of Honor […]