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  • 3 January 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems division a $255.28 million modification to a previously awarded contract to procure mission system equipment for the future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002). USS Lyndon B. Johnson is the U.S. Navy’s third and last ship of the Zumwalt-class destroyer which is […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy is to christen its third and final Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer, the future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002), in a ceremony at the General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine. The ceremony is set for Saturday, April 27. DDG 1002 is named in honor of US president Lyndon B. Johnson, […]

  • 17 April 2012
    Industry news

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced April 16 the next Zumwalt-class destroyer will be named the USS Lyndon B. Johnson. The selection of Lyndon B. Johnson, designated DDG 1002, continues the Navy tradition of naming ships after presidents and honors the nation’s 36th president. USS Lyndon B. Johnson is the 34th ship named […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    USS Lyndon B. Johnson, the third and final U.S. Navy Zumwalt-class destroyer, had its keel laid in Bath, Maine, on January 30. The keel laying and authentication ceremony was held at the General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard. The keel was authenticated by former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s daughters and ship co-sponsors, Lynda Johnson Robb and […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Vessels

    The future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002), the US Navy’s third Zumwalt-class destroyer, was launched at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard on December 9. The newbuilding was translated from land level to the Kennebec River over the weekend. “It’s important for the DDG 1000 program and shipyard to reach this major milestone,” Capt. Kevin Smith, […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Pentagon is considering the cancellation of the third next-generation stealth destroyer USS Lyndon B. Johnson. According to a Defense Department briefing document reported by Bloomberg Business the fate of the Zumwalt-class destroyer will be known in the “next few weeks”. Two officials have confirmed that talks about cancellation are in progress yet no decision has […]

  • 20 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy to Cancel Third Zumwalt? Pentagon is considering the cancellation of the third next-generation stealth destroyer USS Lyndon B. Johnson. Video: Royal Navy’s Type 26 Designs Revealed New images and video of what the British Navy’s Type 26 “Global Combat Ship” will look like have gone on show at DSEi, London. Spearfish Heavyweight Torpedo […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has secured a USD 13.3 million contract intended for material and labor to complete work on the DDG 1000 deckhouse. DDG 1000 is scheduled for hull, mechanical and electrical delivery in fiscal year 2014. Work will be performed in Bath, Maine, and is expected to be completed by June 2014. […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), the US Navy’s second Zumwalt-class destroyer, completed acceptance trials on February 1, the US Naval Sea Systems Command announced The US Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey reviewed the ship and its crew during a series of demonstrations both pier side and underway, evaluating the ship’s construction and compliance […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    In an effort to accelerate progress on the electromagnetic railgun development, BAE Systems announced the acquisition of Ohio-based IAP Research. Prior to the acquisition, IAP Research was a major BAE Systems subcontractor on the U.S. Navy-led development of an electromagnetic (EM) railgun. The Dayton team, which is part of BAE’s weapons systems business, has more than 35 years […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy’s second Zumwalt-class destroyer Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001) will need a new main turbine engine after turbine blades were damaged during the ship’s acceptance trials. According to a USNI News report: Michael Monsoor will have to receive the new MT30 engine at the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine before being able to sail to San […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    American defense contractor Raytheon has begun deliveries of pulse power containers in support of the U.S. Navy’s Railgun program. The electromagnetic railgun project is a futuristic weapon the U.S. Navy hopes to deploy on one of its surface combatants. USNS Millinocket was supposed to be the first vessel fitted with the gun that is, according to […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy is set to christen two ships in two ceremonies on different sides of the world on Saturday, April 27. The first ceremony will occur in Okinawa, Japan, where high-speed transport vessel USNS Guam (T-HST 1) will be christened at 10 a.m. Japan Standard Time. Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer, the future USS Lyndon […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy officially received its second Zumwalt-class destroyer, the future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), from General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) in a ceremony on April 24. Delivery of DDG 1001 follows extensive tests, trials and demonstrations of the ship’s hull, mechanical and electrical systems, including the boat handling, anchor and mooring systems […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Authorities

    The US Navy has established a new squadron that will be in charge of integrating unmanned surface vessels (USV) and support fleet experimentation to accelerate delivery of new warfighting concepts and capabilities to the fleet. The new squadron has been re-designated from Zumwalt Squadron ONE (ZRON ONE) to Surface Development Squadron ONE (SURFDEVRON ONE), which […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy’s next generation destroyer, the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), completed a major ship milestone with the successful lift and integration of the deckhouse on to the ship’s hull, Dec. 14. The 1,000-ton deckhouse was fabricated by Huntington Ingalls Industries in Gulfport, Miss., and delivered to the Navy in October 2012. The deckhouse was […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Vessels

    USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the lead ship of the US Navy’s next-generation, multi-mission surface combatants, was delivered to the navy on April 24. Following this delivery, the ship will transition from combat systems activation to the next phase of developmental and integrated at-sea testing. This event marks a major milestone of the dual delivery approach […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    U.S. Navy’s electromagnetic railgun program could get a new boost with improved high energy pulsed power containers. U.S. defense contractor General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced on March 9 that they have developed a new container which provides “twice the energy density than existing railgun pulsed power solutions”. This means the GA-developed product could reduce the number […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The second Zumwalt-class destroyer, future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), arrived at its homeport of San Diego December 7, successfully completing her sail around from Bath Iron Works (BIW) in Bath, Maine to California. With underway testing complete, the ship now looks forward to commissioning and officially joining the fleet. Michael Monsoor’s commissioning ceremony is […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Authorities

    Quartermaster Seaman Dalton Whitworth, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94), stands watch on the bridge wing as the ship transits the Suez Canal.   Nitze is conducting operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S. national security interests in Africa. USS Nitze (DDG-94) is an Arleigh Burke-class […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Raytheon $25.4 million under a contract modification to exercise an option for the DDG 1002 Zumwalt-class destroyer mission system equipment MK 57 vertical launch system. Named after U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, DDG 1002 is the second of overall three Zumwalt-class destroyers in the U.S. Navy. The lead […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, the future USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117), is set to enter service in a ceremony at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on July 27. Built in the Flight IIA configuration, the ship was launched in November 2016 and delivered in February 2019 after completing sea […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s future USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) successfully completed acceptance trials May 3 after spending a day underway off the coast of Maine. The US Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) reviewed the ship and its crew during a series of demonstrations while pier side and underway. As informed, many of the ship’s […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    US shipbuilder General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the US Navy’s future Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) on May 14. Irene Hirano Inouye, the ship’s sponsor and wife of the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, was in attendance to authenticate the keel. During the ceremony, the authenticators etched […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Shipbuilder General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) on February 1 hosted a keel laying ceremony for the future USS Carl M. Levin (DDG 120) at its shipyard in Bath, Maine. Sen. Levin and the ship’s sponsors, his three daughters, Kate Levin Markel, Erica Levin, and Laura Levin, authenticated the keel by etching their initials into […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) has laid the keel for the US Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke destroyer, the future USS John Basilone (DDG 122). During the ceremony held on January 10, 2020, sponsors of the ship Ryan Manion and Amy Looney welded their names on the keel plate. The ship’s namesake was a United […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) held a steel-cutting ceremony on November 9 to mark the official start of construction of the future USS Patrick Gallagher (DDG 127). The milestone was marked with a ceremony held in the shipyard’s fabrication shop during which US Senator Susan Collins made the initial cut to the first plate […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Construction of the US Navy’s future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126) officially began at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard on March 3. The milestone was marked by a ceremony at BIW’s structural fabrication facility in Brunswick, Maine. As explained, DDG 126 will be the first Arleigh Burke-class destroyer […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy received its future guided-missile destroyer USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) from General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) in a ceremony on June 15. During the delivery ceremony, a flag was raised onboard USS Thomas Hudner which was previously flown over Arlington National Cemetery by Capt. Hudner’s former squadron, and also previously flown […]