Future Ship Delivered

Future Ship Delivered 28 April, 2020

Launched as the ship of the future, the Zumwalt class destroyers left an important milestone behind.

A team of engineers commissioned by Raytheon, ship crew and naval staff, took part in the platform's testing and combat system activation activities. USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the first of the Zumwalt class platforms with advanced sensors, weapon systems and two 155 mm main guns with a structure that reduces the radar cross-sectional area, was delivered to the US Navy. The Navy, which established the Surface Development Squadron 1 (SURFDEVRON) for testing requirements, stated that the testing process will continue. In addition to technology development activities, the fleet also works in the fields of developing new tactics, doctrine, techniques and procedures along with new ships.

The full displacement of the 180-meter-long USS Zumwalt is 15,600 tons. The main weapon of the platform, equipped with BGM-109 Tomahawk, RIM-162 ESSM, RUM-136VL ASROC systems, consists of two 155 mm AGS, which stands out with its special structure.

Future Ship Delivered

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