Posts Tagged ‘USS Zumwalt’

Inside the Secret Interior of the Navy’s First Stealth Destroyer

November 25th, 2013

Republished with permission from Defense One: By Kevin Barron It doesn’t look like a ship. It doesn’t even feel like a ship. The hallways are too wide. The ceilings are incredibly high. There’s barely an outdoor deck. No bridge tower. No lookout crow’s nests. Flat-screen TV mounts are everywhere. In fact, the only sign that

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Navy new destroyer: USS Zumwalt is bigger, badder than any other destroyer

November 19th, 2013

Republished with permission: Christian Science Monitor By Elizabeth Barber, Contributor / October 30, 2013 The new Navy destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, sailed Monday after years of doubts about whether or not the enormous – and enormously expensive – stealth warship would ever be built. The Navy’s biggest-ever destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, sailed from a Maine port on Monday. The

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USS Zumwalt in the water – Tulare Advance Register

November 5th, 2013

Republished with permission: Ship named after Tulare native on the sea for the first time By David Castellon The first-of-its-kind Navy destroyer bearing the name of Tulare native Adm. Elmo “Bud” Zumwalt went to seas for the first time earlier this week, but it wasn’t a long voyage. After being released from dry dock

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VIDEO: The USS Zuwmalt Transfer and Float Off

November 4th, 2013

Video courtesy Bath Iron Works

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USS Zumwalt… “Gets wet”

October 30th, 2013

Republished with permission of the Associated Press:   There was no band. No streamers. No champagne. The Navy’s stealthy Zumwalt destroyer floated out of dry dock without fanfare Monday night and into the waters of the Kennebec River, where the warship will remain dockside for final construction. The largest destroyer ever built for the Navy,

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DDG 1000: Billy Badass Has Arrived

October 19th, 2013

Courtesy of Due to the US government shutdown over the past few weeks, the christening of the US Navy and General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works’ latest creation, DDG 1000 (soon to be USS Zumwalt) was unfortunately put on hold. The good news is, Bath Iron Works shipyard, located in the great state of Maine – home

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The Latest Pictures of the USS Zumwalt

October 19th, 2013

Courtesy of: Intercepts | The Official Blog of DefenseNews The destroyer Zumwalt is one of the most strikingly different warships ever built, in any age. Angular and stealthy, the ship’s lines are almost as different from other destroyers as the Monitor and Virginia/Merrimac were from the sailing ships of their era. In some ways, the

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A Tribute to My Father ~ What This Ship Means To Me

September 26th, 2013

By Joe Muharsky Not long ago someone asked me “When were you in Vietnam?”  I replied “you mean other than last night?” I am sure I speak for every man who ever rode a Swift boat whether it was up the Bay Hop, the Cu Lon, the Bo De, the Song Ong Dock, the Cai Nap

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BERMAN’S ZUMWALT:| A Fascinating Biography of a Brilliant Leader

March 12th, 2013

By Leah Lancione (posted with permission – here is a link to the original article) President Harry S. Truman is quoted as saying, “Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous,skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the

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The latest video of the construction progress of the USS Zumwalt

December 20th, 2012

The latest video of the construction progress of the USS Zumwalt.

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