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  • 9 December 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy shared a video of the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) underway for the first time conducting the first set of at-sea tests and trials in the Atlantic Ocean, December 7. DDG 1000 is the first of a new class of warships in the US Navy. The ship is designed as a multi-mission […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s next-generation destroyer USS Zumwalt experienced engineering problems while transiting the Panama Canal en route to its new homeport, Defense News reported. USS Zumwalt had to be towed to a berth, the report said citing U.S. Navy. Problems likely resulted from an issue with heat exchangers in the ship’s power plant. “Vice Adm. Nora […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Industry news

    The United States Navy has confirmed that the christening of the future USS ZUMWALT (DDG 1000) is scheduled for Saturday, April 12, 2014, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (GDBIW) said on Friday.   The christening of the USS Zumwalt was originally set for October 19, however, due to the U.S.Government shutdown the ceremony was pushed […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy announced on Friday that the christening of the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) originally scheduled for Oct. 19 has been cancelled and postponed until a future date. “It is incredibly unfortunate that we are being forced to cancel the christening ceremony for this great warship,” said Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, “but […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    The lead ship of US Navy’s Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyers, the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), got underway from San Diego on March 8 to start its first operational underway. The underway represents a milestone for the new class of ships, of which only three will be built. Zumwalt’s crew recently completed a post-delivery maintenance availability designed […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    USS Zumwalt, the U.S. Navy’s next-generation destroyer, completed her maiden voyage reaching the new homeport of San Diego on December 8. Zumwalt departed Bath Iron Works shipyard Sept. 7 and made several port visits to eastern U.S. Navy fleet concentration areas, such as Norfolk and Mayport, Florida. The nearly four-month transit was not without trouble for […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Industry news

    The christening ceremony of the first Zumwalt-class destroyer, the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), took place at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard located in Bath, Maine on 12 April, 2014.   Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Ray Mabus, and other honored guests attended the christening ceremony. USS Zumwalt is the first ship named after Admiral Elmo […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard, a subsidiary of General Dynamics responsible for the construction of the U.S. Navy’s largest, stealth destroyer, USS Zumwalt, has shared a photo of the 16,000-ton destroyer leaving the port for final trials. The first-of-class ship in December got underway for the first set of trials. You can watch the video of the […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s biggest destroyer to date, USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), is ready to depart Naval Station Norfolk October 7 and complete a one-day transit to Baltimore, Md., where it will be commissioned into active service on October 15. This means that the sailors and engineers have carried out repairs to the ship’s engineering plant where a seawater […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy’s two new Zumwalt-class destroyers will arrive to the fleet a year later due to complications with new technology. Reuters writes that the issues arose because of the challenges with the integration, installation and testing of unique high-tech components on the new class of warships. US Navy and General Dynamics are working on controlling […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard USS Zumwalt, the U.S. Navy’s next-generation stealth destroyer, found a fault in the ship’s engineering plant while the ship was in Norfolk, navy officials told to USNI News. Zumwalt was conducting weapons testing and training en route to its San Diego homeport when the engineering casualty was discovered. “The crew discovered the casualty after […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has shared a video of its newest and most technologically advanced surface ship, future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) departing the Bath Iron Works shipyard on September 7 to begin a 3-month journey to its new homeport in San Diego. Crewed by 147 Sailors, Zumwalt is the lead ship of a class of next-generation multi-mission […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Zumwalt, the lead ship of a new class of U.S. Navy’s advanced destroyers, has continued its transit to the San Diego naval base after undergoing repairs in Panama. After experiencing a breakdown while transiting the Panama Canal on November 21 the ship was first towed to the former U.S. naval base Rodman and later moved […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Equipment & technology

    The Navy has found and tested a fix for an engineering problem that sidelined USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) several times during the ship’s voyage to its homeport, Zumwalt-class program manager Capt. Kevin Smith said on Tuesday. During its transit, Zumwalt’s lube oil chillers failed resulting in water leaking into the propulsion system several times – once […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Authorities

    Both James T. Kirk and James A. Kirk were commanders of a super-advanced ‘ship’. The former was at the helm of starship USS Enterprise while the latter commanded the U.S. Navy most modern destroyer, the USS Zumwalt. During a change of command ceremony in San Diego, California, Capt. James A. Kirk was relieved by Capt. […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s next-generation guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), arrived in Mayport, Florida, for a port visit October 25 after a period of operations in the Atlantic Ocean. Mayport marks Zumwalt’s fifth port visit after it departed the Bath Iron Works shipyard and headed to her new homeport in San Diego. As the lead ship of a […]

  • 2 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Bath Iron Works Gets USS Zumwalt’s Propellers Rolls-Royce has delivered the twin fixed pitch propellers to Bath Iron Works for installation on the US Navy’s most modern surface combatant, the future USS Zumwalt, the first ship of the DDG 1000 multi-mission destroyer class. Portsmouth Naval Base Prepares for Britain’s Biggest Warships Work has begun to […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s newest destroyer, future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) pulled into Naval Station Norfolk September 14 for another port visit on the 3-month journey to its new homeport in San Diego. Crewed by 147 sailors, Zumwalt is the lead ship of a class of next-generation multi-mission destroyers designed to strengthen naval power. Capt. James A. […]

  • 16 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    USS Zumwalt, the U.S. Navy’s newest and most technologically advanced warship, officially joined the fleet during a commissioning ceremony held in Baltimore, October 15. The lead ship of a class of next-generation multi-mission destroyers, Zumwalt features a state-of-the-art electric propulsion system, wave-piercing tumblehome hull, stealth design, and the latest warfighting technology and weaponry available. Secretary […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s future guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) departed Bath, Maine to conduct acceptance trials with the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) on April 20. While underway, many of the ship’s key systems and technologies including navigation, propulsion readiness, auxiliary systems, habitability, fire protection and damage control capabilities will be demonstrated […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    After being delivered to the US Navy in April this year, Zumwalt-class destroyer Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) got underway from the General Dynamics’ Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard in Bath, Maine. The guided missile destroyer set sail on November 9 en route to Coronado, California, where she is scheduled to be commissioned on January 26, […]

  • 22 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the lead ship of the Navy’s next-generation of multimission surface combatants, May 20. Ship delivery follows extensive tests, trials and demonstrations of the ship’s hull, mechanical, and electrical systems including the ship’s boat handling, anchor and mooring systems as well as major demonstrations of the […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy will christen the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) on April 12, during a ceremony at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine.   The lead ship and class are named in honor of former Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Elmo R. “Bud” Zumwalt Jr., who served as the 19th CNO […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Electrical issues forced the US Navy’s second Zumwalt-class destroyer Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001) to abort builder’s trials just one day after leaving the shipyard. The future USS Michael Monsoor got underway from the General Dynamics Bath Iron Works site on December 4 but was forced to return on December 5 after experiencing problems with the electrical systems. The […]

  • 3 November 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Zumwalt Successfully Launched General Dynamics Bath Iron Works successfully launched the Navy’s first Zumwalt-class destroyer Oct. 28 at their Bath, Maine shipyard.   The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) will be the lead ship of the Navy’s newest destroyer class, designed for littoral operations and land attack. INS Kamorta Runs Aground The Indian Navy’s […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) San Diego joined sailors from the US Navy’s newest destroyer class in April to conduct afloat postal training aboard USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) in San Diego. The command’s Navy Postal Management Inspection Team routinely conducts cyclical training for every command in the navy’s southwest region — […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works successfully launched the Navy’s first Zumwalt-class destroyer Oct. 28 at their Bath, Maine shipyard. The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) will be the lead ship of the Navy’s newest destroyer class, designed for littoral operations and land attack. The ship began its translation from Bath Iron Works’ land-level construction facility […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), the second of three high-tech, “super-stealth” Zumwalt-class destroyers, got underway from Bath Iron Works to start its first round of sea trials. The ship started construction in March 2010 and was launched and christened on June 16, 2016, at the General Dynamics shipyard in Bath, Maine. DDG 1001 is now set to […]