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.
Tag Archives : Destroyer
30 Jun 2020
In support of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the Destroyer Enterprise, Lockheed Martin Australia has successfully executed a range of complex Aegis upgrades onboard HMA Ships Hobart and Brisbane at Garden Island, Sydney during the challenging COVID-19 lockdown period.
24 Jun 2020
According to pictures released on social media, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)'s Final Aegis destroyer, JS Haguro, left Yokohama on June 23 to start its initial sea trials.
04 Jun 2020
South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) started on May 29 the competitive bidding process for the next generation destroyer of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy known as "Korea Next-Generation Destroyer" or KDDX.
21 May 2020
Sailors aboard USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), working with engineers and technicians from Navy Surface Warfare Centers, successfully executed a “structural test fire” of the Mark 46 MOD 2 Gun Weapon System (GWS) on the Naval Air Weapons Center Weapons Division Sea Test Range, Point Mugu, May 16.
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).
19 May 2020
The Royal Australian Navy has welcomed its final Hobart-class Air Warfare Destroyer, HMAS Sydney, in its fleet. The commissioning ceremony was conducted at sea, off the coast of New South Wales on Monday, on 18 May 2020.
13 May 2020
According to a document released by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), the Guided Missile Destroyer JS Maya (DDG-179)「まや」 and her crew will undergo a "capability test".
25 Apr 2020
USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) was delivered to the U.S. Navy fleet after completing its combat system activation and subsequent at-sea trials, two sources told USNI News.