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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s latest class of destroyer, often referred to as the ‘super-stealth’ destroyer, the USS Zumwalt played host to the latest class of international officers at U.S. Naval War College’s Naval Command College (NCC).   As students of the NCC, the officers study together for a year in Newport, Rhode Island, where they inspect elements […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy laid the keel for its first Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1000), Nov. 17, at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine. While keel laying was once traditionally the formal recognition of the start of the ship’s construction, today’s advanced modular shipbuilding allows fabrication of the ship to begin months before. However, the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Vice Adm. Tom Rowden, commander, Naval Surface Forces, visited General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard, Aug. 25, to review progress and speak with the crews of three new guided-missile destroyers currently under construction for the U.S. Navy. Rowden held a series of all-hands calls with the crews of Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyers Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Zumwalt […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems an initial $10.3 million contract for post-construction work on the new class of guided missile destroyers, USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) and USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001). The contract has an initial award of $10.3 million and a maximum value of $192.7 million for work through September 2021. BAE Systems […]

  • 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 — […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s Zumwalt class (DDG 1000) destroyer program continues to make significant progress achieving key shipbuilding milestones, completing ship generator light-off Sept. 23 for the first-of-class ship, the future USS Zumwalt.   DDG 1000 is 92 percent complete and currently in the test and activation phase of construction at General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works. […]