USA—Navy Takes Delivery Of Paul Ignatius Destroyer

U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command | 02/26/2019

The U.S. Navy has accepted delivery of its latest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, reports the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). On Feb. 22, the Paul Ignatius (DDG-117), the 67th ship in the class, was formally handed over at the Huntington Ingalls shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., according to a NAVSEA release. Delivery followed a series of at-sea and pier-side trials to evaluate its material and operational readiness. The destroyer is named for Paul Robert Ignatius, who served as secretary...

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