ZUMWALT (DDG-1000) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Destroyers


Country of Origin: USA

The DD(X) next-generation destroyer, subsequently called the ZUMWALT class, was intended to be the centerpiece of a family of three surface ships: a destroyer, known as DD(X) (which became DDG-1000); a cruiser, known as CG(X); and the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). The initial DD-21 "Maritime Fire Support Ship" version was going to carry about 1,500 precision-guided rounds for an advanced gun system, a twin 155-mm lightweight gun (with a projected range of 100 nm). It would displace 15,400...

 

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