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DDG 1000

DDG 1000 General Characteristics


Primary Function: The DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer is the U.S. Navy's next-generation, guided-missile naval destroyer.

Builders: General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Huntington Ingalls Industries (formerly Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding), Raytheon, BAE Systems

Length: 610 ft

Beam: 80.7 ft

Displacement: 15,610 long tons

Speed: 30 kts

Crew: 148

Aircraft: Two MH60Rs or one MH60R with three Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicles - MQ-8 Fire Scout (VTUAV)

Ships:

PCU Zumwalt (DDG 1000), Under construction

PCU Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), Under construction

PCU Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002), Under construction