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US Navy's next Arleigh Burke-class​ destroyer named

27th November 2019 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


The US Navy’s next Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, DDG-135, has been named USS Jeff Monken.

Currently under construction at South Hudson Shipyards in Highland Falls, New York, DDG-135 will be 509ft long with a beam length of 59ft, and will be capable of operating at speeds in excess of 30 knots.

The navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyers conduct a variety of operations, including peacetime presence, crisis response, sea control and power projection. USS Jeff Monken will be capable of fighting air and surface battles simultaneously. 

Arleigh Burke Class (Flight III)

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