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Irene Hirano Inouye, ship's sponsor and widow of the namesake of the future guided-missile destroyer USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118), stands with DDG-51 program managers.
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BATH, Maine (May 14, 2018) Capt. Casey Moton, left, DDG-51 program manager, Irene Hirano Inouye, ship's sponsor and widow of the namesake of the future guided-missile destroyer USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118), and Ed Kenyon, Bath Iron Works DDG-51 program director, stand next to a poster of DDG-118 during the ship's keel authentication ceremony at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine, May 14, 2018. DDG 118 will be built in the Flight IIA configuration with the Aegis Baseline 9 Combat System, which includes Integrated Air and Missile Defense capability. This system delivers quick reaction time, high firepower, and increased electronic countermeasures capability for anti-air warfare.(U.S. Navy photo by Dennis Griggs courtesy of General Dynamics/Released)

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