The U.S. Navy's first DDG-51 Flight III destroyer, the future USS Jack H Lucas (DDG-125) has achieved "light off" on its AEGIS Combat System. This marks the beginning of on-board system testing and crew training for the ship and its AN/SPY-6(V)1 Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR).
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07 Dec 2021
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division officially started fabrication of the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer George M. Neal (DDG 131) on Thursday, Dec. 2.
18 Nov 2021
The U.S. Navy and General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) marked the start of fabrication for the future USS Quentin Walsh (DDG 132) with a ceremony at BIW’s Structural Fabrication Facility in East Brunswick, Maine, Nov. 16.
08 Jun 2021
The first DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer to be built in the Flight III configuration, the future Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125), was successfully launched at HII...
08 Jan 2021
DDG 129 will be the third Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built in the Flight III configuration by ...
24 Nov 2020
The U.S. Navy recently achieved several important milestones for the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Flight III upgrade, representing significant progress toward delivering critical Integrated Air and Missile Defense capability to the fleet.
30 Jun 2020
The US Navy awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $936 million contract for construction of the future USS Thad Cochrane (DDG 135). This will be the 10th Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and the 85th DDG 51 ship overall. It will be built at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula and is planned to be delivered in 2027.
21 May 2020
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division achieved a substantial milestone with the successful lift of the aft deckhouse onto guided missile destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125).
09 Apr 2020
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division officially started fabrication of the third Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Flight III destroyer for the U.S. Navy, the future USS Ted Stevens (DDG 128). The start of fabrication signifies the first 100 tons of steel have been cut.
24 Jun 2019
The U.S. Navy christened the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, the USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118), on June 22 at the General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine. DDG 118 is the third (of nine) Arleigh Burke-class, "Flight IIA: Technology Insertion" variant. "Technology Insertion" ships are fitted with elements from the future DDG 51 Flight III.