US Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000)
BATH, Maine (NNS) — The Navy accepted delivery of future USS Zumwalt (DDG
1000), the lead ship of the Navy’s next-generation of multimission surface combatants, May 20.
DDG 1000 is tailored for sustained operations in the littorals and land attack, and will provide independent forward presence and deterrence, support special operations forces, and operate as an integral part of joint and combined expeditionary forces.
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 damage control, ballasting, navigation and communications systems.
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