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USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000)

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First Zumwalt Class Destroyer Launched (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works/Released)
First Zumwalt Class Destroyer Launched.  (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works/Released) 
Future USS Michael Monsoor Keel Laying Ceremony
Keel Laying Ceremony at Bath Iron Works for the future USS MICHAEL MONSOOR (DDG 1001) (Courtesy of BIW)
Successful lift and integration of the deckhouse onto the hull of the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000). (Courtesy of BIW)
(December 14, 2012) Successful lift and integration of the deckhouse onto the hull of the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000). (Courtesy of BIW)
Successful lift and integration of the deckhouse onto the hull of the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000). (Courtesy of BIW)
(December 14, 2012) Successful lift and integration of the deckhouse onto the hull of the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000). (Courtesy of BIW)
Keel plate authenticated by Ann Zumwalt, Mouzetta Zumwalt-Weathers (ship's cosponsors & daughters of ADM Elmo Zumwalt) and LtCol James G. Zumwalt, USMC (Ret.)  (ADM Zumwalt's son.  The initials in the lower right corner are those of ADM Zumwalt's other son, Elmo R. Zumwalt III who is deceased.  The three surviving children struck welding arcs on Elmo's initials to authenticate that the keel is well and truly laid.

(Nov 17, 2011) Keel plate authenticated by Ann Zumwalt, Mouzetta Zumwalt-Weathers (ship's cosponsors & daughters of ADM Elmo Zumwalt) and LtCol James G. Zumwalt, USMC (Ret.)  (ADM Zumwalt's son.  The initials in the lower right corner are those of ADM Zumwalt's other son, Elmo R. Zumwalt III who is deceased.  The three surviving children struck welding arcs on Elmo's initials to authenticate that the keel is well and truly laid. (Photo credits to General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Michael C. Nutter)

Ann Zumwalt, BIW Welder, Carl Pepin, LtCol James G. Zumwalt, USMC (Ret.) and Mouzetta Zumwalt-Weathers pose alongside a special steel plate containing the initials of the four children of Adm Elmo R. Zumwalt, demonstrating that the DDG 1000 keel is well and truly laid.

(Nov 17, 2011) Ann Zumwalt, BIW Welder, Carl Pepin, Lt Col James G. Zumwalt, USMC (Ret.) and Mouzetta Zumwalt-Weathers pose alongside a special steel plate containing the initials of the four children of Adm Elmo R. Zumwalt, demonstrating that the DDG 1000 keel is well and truly laid. (Photo credits to General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Michael C. Nutter )

BIW Welder, Carl Pepin, assists Ann Zumwalt with protective clothing in preparation for striking a welding arc on a special steel plate

(Nov 17, 2011) BIW Welder, Carl Pepin, assists Ann Zumwalt with protective clothing in preparation for striking a welding arc on a special steel plate containing the initials of the four children of Adm Elmo R. Zumwalt:  Ann Zumwalt, Mouzetta Zumwalt-Weathers (ship cosponsors), LtCol James G. Zumwalt, USMC (Ret.), and Elmo R. Zumwalt, III (deceased) to "authenticate" that the ship's keel is well and truly laid. (Photo credits to General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Michael C. Nutter)

DDG 1000 Keel Laying Ceremony at Bath Iron Works, Nov. 17, 2011
DDG 1000 Keel Laying Ceremony at Bath Iron Works, Nov. 17, 2011.  Photo courtesy Bath Iron Works) Platform Guests (L to R)  Wilmot N. Summerall III, Executive Director, Combatants Office Program Executive Office, Ships ,  Allison F. Stiller, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Ship Programs) ,  CDR Brian Metcalf, USN, DDG 1000 Program Manager’s Representative, RDML Ann C. Phillips, USN  Director, Surface Warfare Division Office of the Chief of Naval Operations,  CAPT James P. Downey,  DDG 1000 Class Program Manager, RADM Mark L. Tidd, Chaplain Corps, USN  Chief of Navy Chaplains, Brent W. West, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works DDG 1000 Program Manager, Jeffrey S, Geiger, President, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, RDML James D. Syring, USN, Program Executive Officer for Integrated Warfare Systems, Carl Pepin, 33 year employee of Bath Iron Works - Welder who assisted the Zumwalt Family in authenticatingthe DDG 1000 Keel, LtCol James G. Zumwalt, USMC (Ret.)  (ADM Zumwalt's son), Mouzetta Zumwalt Weathers, Ship's Cosponsor (ADM Zumwalt's daughter), Ann Zumwalt Ship's Cosponsor (Daughter of ADM Zumwalt
DDG 1000 Propulsion System
110722-N-ZB612-129 PHILADELPHIA (July 22, 2011) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead, center, tours the facilities of Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division-Ship Systems Engineering Station (NSWC CD-SSES) where he received an update on the propulsion system for DDG 1000. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Tiffini Jones Vanderwyst/Released)
DDG 1000 Propulsion System

110722-N-MV421-002 PHILADELPHIA (July 22, 2011) Andy Cairns, assigned to Major Programs Branch at Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division, Ship Systems Engineering Station, (NSWCCD-SSES) Philadelphia, shows Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead components of the DDG 1000 integrated power system land based test site. NSWCCD-SSES Philadelphia provides the U.S. Navy's primary technical expertise and facilities for both naval machinery research and development and naval machinery life cycle engineering. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Public Affairs Specialist Joseph Battista/Released)

Future USS Zumwalt
Workers at the General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine, construct sections of the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000). (Photo courtesy BIW.)
Future USS Zumwalt
Workers at the General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine, construct sections of the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000). (Photo courtesy BIW.)
DDG 1000 Advanced Gun System
The first magazine for the DDG 1000 Advanced Gun System. (Photo courtesy BAE Systems.)
Advanced Gun System for DDG 1000
Workers at a BAE Systems plant in Fridley, Minn., complete construction of the first Advanced Gun System for DDG 1000. The gun will be delivered to Dugway Proving Ground for further operational testing. (Photo courtesy BAE Systems.)
Artist rendering of USS Zumwalt
080723-N-0000X-001 An artist rendering of the Zumwalt class destroyer DDG 1000, a new class of multi-mission U.S. Navy surface combatant ship designed to operate as part of a joint maritime fleet, assisting Marine strike forces ashore as well as performing littoral, air and sub-surface warfare. (U.S. Navy photo illustration/Released)

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