Naval Sea Systems Command

 

DDG 1000 departing Bath, Maine, to conduct Acceptance Trials on April 20, 2016. While underway, many of the ship's key systems and technologies including navigation, propulsion readiness, auxiliary systems, habitability, fire protection and damage control capabilities were demonstrated. DDG 1000 is the lead ship of the Zumwalt-class destroyers, a class of next-generation multi-mission surface combatants tailored for land attack and littoral dominance. (US Navy Photo)

NAVSEA commemorated the 53rd anniversary of the loss of USS Thresher (SSN 593) with a presentation by Bruce W. Harvey at the Washington Navy Yard April 6. Harvey, son of Lt. Cmdr. John W. Harvey, commanding officer of the Thresher at the time of the tragedy, was the guest speaker.

MOBILE, Ala. - Austal USA hosted a ceremony celebrating the keel authentication of the Navy's eighth Expeditionary Fast Transport ship, the USNS Yuma (EPF 8) March 29.

WASHINGTON - The Navy concluded a successful light-off test of its upgraded Periscope Detection and Discrimination (PDD) capability for the AN/SPQ-9B Anti-Ship Missile Defense Radar onboard USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) March 12.

ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 4, 2016) SeaRAM, a new system for guided-missile destroyers, is test fired March 4, 2016 from the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78). Porter is forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, and is preparing for deployment in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)
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April 27, 2016 - PASCAGOULA, Miss. - The construction of the future USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121) is officially underway at Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard. The milestone, which signifies the first 100 tons of steel being cut, was marked with a ceremony held in the shipyard's fabrication shop.
April 27, 2016 - MOBILE, Alabama – The future USS Montgomery (LCS 8) successfully completed phase two of its builder's trials, which included extensive testing of the Twin Boom Extensible Crane system, April 21.
April 19, 2016 - PASCAGOULA, Miss. - The Navy's future amphibious transport dock, John P. Murtha (LPD 26) successfully completed Acceptance Trials April 15.
April 13, 2016 - Naval Sea Systems Command commemorated the 53rd anniversary of the loss of USS Thresher (SSN 593) with a presentation by Bruce W. Harvey at the Washington Navy Yard April 6.
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