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 : Destroyer
17 Jul 2019
Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) today launched the second Maya-class guided missile destroyer for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). The vessel is named "Haguro"
21 May 2019
The Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender intercepted a supersonic target, during exercise Formidable Shield.
13 May 2019
Since 2012, Chinese shipyards have launched 60 Type 056 corvettes and 20 Type 052D destroyers, illustrating once again the incredibly fast growing pace of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy).
03 May 2019
South Korea approved plans to construct the second batch of three destroyers, called KDX III Batch II, by 2028 with a budget of around 3.9 trillion won (US$3.3 billion), according to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA).
29 Apr 2019
The U.S. Navy christened its third and final Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer, the USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine on Saturday, April 27.
20 Apr 2019
Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff, launched the third ship of Project 15B, Guided Missile Destroyer "Imphal", today (20 April 2019) at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited in Mumbai.
11 Mar 2019
Recent aerial pictures of Jiangnan shipyard are doing the rounds on social media: They show no less than 15 destroyers and 1 aircraft carrier at various stage of construction.