USA launched the destroyer of the future

USA launched the destroyer of the future

The second USS Zumwalt type, named USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), is launched, according to Navy Recognition.

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Destroyer of the future December 5, descended from the shipyard Bath Iron Works in bath, Maine, and sent to the Atlantic ocean for testing. The U.S. Navy should take the USS Michael Monsoor in 2018.

All the ships of the Zumwalt operate exclusively on electricity. First Zumwalt (DDG-1000) was launched on 29 October 2013.

Type of destroyer Zumwalt with a length of 183 meters and a displacement of 14.7 thousand tons with a speed of up to 30 knots. Each ship is planned to equip 20 launchers MK 57 VLS 80 missiles, two 155-millimeter cannon and two anti-aircraft guns Mk 110 57 mm caliber. On Zumwalt may be based one helicopter Sikorsky SH-60 Sea Hawk and three drone MQ-8 Fire Scout.