The Navy is looking at “something beyond even a Flight III” combat capability for its new-build destroyers, as its plans for transitioning from building the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer to the future Large Surface Combatant continue to evolve and the LSC procurement date continues to slide.
Tag Archives : Arleigh Burke-class
28 Jul 2019
The U.S. Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Paul Ignatus (DDG 117), was commissioned on July 27, at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
29 May 2019
Raytheon's missiles played vital roles in the Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO military exercise called Formidable Shield 2019, which took place off the coast of Scotland and included scenarios of no-notice target launches, the US company said on May 28, 2019.
19 Mar 2019
Raytheon has been awarded a $402 million contract for AN/SPY-6(V) radars low-rate initial production (LRIP) for the US Navy’s DDG 51 Flight III-class ship program, the US company said on March 14.
25 Feb 2019
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) to the U.S. Navy on 22 February with shipbuilders, ship’s force and representatives of Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Gulf Coast in attendance.
12 Feb 2019
BAE Systems has received a $114.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to perform maintenance and modernization of the guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) in its Norfolk shipyard.
02 Feb 2019
DDG 120 will be built in the Flight IIA configuration with the Aegis Baseline 9 Combat System which includes Integrated Air and Missile Defense capability. This system delivers quick reaction time, high firepower, and increased electronic countermeasures capability for Anti-Air Warfare. Delivery to the fleet is planned for Fiscal Year 2021.