Zumwalt Class Destroyers

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From The Navy Newsstand:

DDG 1000 Program Tests Integrated Power System
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PHILADELPHIA (NNS) -- The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) observed live tests of the DDG 1000 Integrated Power System (IPS) at the Land Based Test Site at Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division - Ship Systems Engineering Station (NSWCCD-SSES) July 22.
More at http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=61840
 
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From The Navy Newsstand:

Navy Successfully Conducts DDG 1000 Round Testing
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WHITE SANDS, N.M. (NNS) -- The long range land attack projectile (LRLAP), designed for the DDG 1000 Advanced Gun System, successfully completed two live-fire tests at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, the Navy announced Sept. 22.
More at http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=62885
 
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From Defence News:

Zumwalt Program Moves Smoothly Under Radar
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Quietly, almost stealthily, the effort to build the most advanced surface ship ever put to sea is steadily moving ahead. All three ships of the U.S. Navy's DDG 1000 Zumwalt class are now under contract, all of the remaining procurement contracts should soon be concluded and, the program manager reports, the work remains on schedule and on budget.
More at http://www.defensenews.com/story.php?i=7772421&c=AME&s=SEA
 
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From Market Watch:

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Receives Follow-On Contracts From Bath Iron Works
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FALLS CHURCH, VA, Oct 17, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company announced today that it has received three follow-on contracts from General Dynamics Bath Iron Works related to the third-in-class "Zumwalt-class" guided missile destroyer platform.
More at http://www.marketwatch.com/story/curtiss-wright-flow-control-receives-follow-on-contracts-from-bath-iron-works-2011-10-17?reflink=MW_news_stmp
 
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From Marine Link:

DDG 1000: A Composite Deckhouse Milestone
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Composite materials are used to make cars, planes and boats, and have been used to build minesweepers and small surface combatants. Now, the largest composite structure ever built–the DDG 1000 destroyer deckhouse–has been fabricated in Mississippi and is being shipped to Maine for assembly aboard the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000).
More HERE