Tag Archives: Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer

Leonardo DRS Hands Over 100th Naval Destroyer Gas Turbine Platform to GE

Leonardo DRS has manufactured and delivered to General Electric a gas turbine package built for an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer of the U.S. Navy. The GE-designed LM2500 platform is intended for installation on the USS Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126), Leonardo DRS said Monday. Jamie McMullin, senior director of naval power systems group at …

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Huntington Ingalls, Navy Launch Future USS Frank Petersen Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries and the U.S. Navy launched Friday the service branch’s future Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. at a company shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. HII said Monday the ship, designated as DDG 121, was transferred to a floating dry dock with a rail car system, then the structure was moved away from …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Completes Builder’s Trials on USS Thomas Hudner Destroyer

General Dynamics‘ Bath Iron Works subsidiary has completed builder’s trials on an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer for the U.S. Navy. The future USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 61) completed in-port and at-sea tests required to evaluate the vessel’s systems and delivery readiness, the Naval Sea Systems Command said Monday. Arleigh Burke-class warships are designed …

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USS Fitzgerald to Undergo Restoration at Huntington Ingalls Shipyard

The U.S. Navy‘s guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald arrived in Pascagoula, Mississippi on Friday to undergo repair and upgrade efforts at a Huntington Ingalls Industries  shipyard. A heavy-lift vessel transported the Arleigh Burke-class ship from Yokosuka, Japan and will stay in the Port of Pascagoula for several days before the destroyer heads to its designated pier space …

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Lockheed to Produce Ballistic Missile Defense Equipment for Navy’s USS Stout Destroyer

Lockheed Martin has received a $10.2 million contract modification to provide ballistic missile defense equipment for installation on a U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer. The Defense Department said Friday that Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems business will provide version 4.0.2 of AEGIS BMD equipment for the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer ship USS Stout (DDG 55). The …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Navy Should Adopt Data Analytics Tech to Manage Ship Operations

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, told MeriTalk in an interview published Thursday that the U.S. Navy should leverage and manage large amounts of data through adoption of converged and hyperconverged architecture aboard ships to provide analytical results to commanders in real time during combat missions. Chehreh said …

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