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Capt. James A. Kirk, commanding officer of the future guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), shakes hands with Capt. James Downey, DDG 1000 program manager.
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BATH, Maine (May 20, 2016) Capt. James A. Kirk, commanding officer of the future guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), shakes hands with Capt. James Downey, DDG 1000 program manager. The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of DDG 1000, the future USS Zumwalt destroyer May 20, 2016. Following a crew certification period and October commissioning ceremony in Baltimore, Zumwalt will transit to its homeport in San Diego for a Post Delivery Availability and Mission Systems Activation. DDG 1000 is the lead ship of the Zumwalt-class destroyers; next-generation multi-mission surface combatants tailored for land attack and littoral dominance. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Roger S. Duncan/Released)

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