New Arleigh Burke Completed Acceptance Trials

New Arleigh Burke Completed Acceptance Trials 7 May, 2018

US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, future USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116), successfully completed acceptance trials on 3 May. Many of the ship’s onboard systems including navigation, damage control, mechanical and electrical systems, combat systems, communications and propulsion applications were tested to validate the US Navy requirements. 

Thomas Hudner is equipped with the AEGIS Baseline 9 Combat System which includes an Integrated Air and Missile Defence (IAMD) capability incorporating Ballistic Missile Defense 5.0 Capability Upgrade and Naval Integrated Fire Control-Counter Air.

Following delivery, DDG 116 will be the 36th Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) class destroyer to be delivered by Bath Iron Works.

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