HII Christens 30th Arleigh-Burke Destroyer Ralph Johnson; Brian Cuccias Comments

Huntington-Logo_ExecutiveBizHuntington Ingalls Industries has christened the 30th guided missile destroyer in the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh-Burke ship class.

This ship is named after Medal of Honor awardee Ralph Johnson, who served in the Vietnam war from the age of 19, the company said Saturday.

Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias said the company aims to build on the company’s other programs such as National Security Cutter and speed up production for the next line of destroyers John Finn, Paul Ignatius, Delbert Black and Frank Peterson.

Arleigh Burke-class destroyers are multi-mission destroyer ships for peacetime presence, crisis management and power projection among other missions for the U.S. military strategy.

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