31 Mar '16, 5am

At Sea Aboard the Zumwalt

At Sea Aboard the Zumwalt

Shipyards use builder’s sea trials to check out all the ship’s features and identify fixes. The Zumwalt is filled with so many new technologies – ten major groupings and dozens of smaller items – that BIW is running a non-standard second trial. In April, the ship will go to sea again for acceptance trials, when the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey comes aboard to conduct their own assessment. If those trials are successful, the Board recommends the Navy accept the ship, and a subsequent delivery ceremony marks the stage where ownership is transferred to the government and the ship enters naval service.

Full article: http://www.defensenews.com/story/defense-news/2016/03/31/...

Tweets

SeaRAM system propels the Rolling Airframe Miss...

raytheon.com 30 Mar '16, 11am

Raytheon's Rolling Airframe Missile protects ships from high-speed threats Share It happened in March: Aboard the guided m...

Container Artist Residency is sending 7 artists to sea on cargo ships

Container Artist Residency is sending 7 artists...

inhabitat.com 31 Mar '16, 6pm

is what happens when an artist-in-residence program partners with an international cargo ship company. The program has sel...

Protection of 69 threatened species in the Balt...

oceana.org 31 Mar '16, 12pm

Three years of work by 88 leading experts were effectively scrapped during the 37th Annual Meeting of the Helsinki Commiss...

Peru’s newest protected area could be a tropical sea paradise

Peru’s newest protected area could be a t...

news.mongabay.com 30 Mar '16, 4pm

A Humboldt penguin in the Tropical Pacific Sea. Photo courtesy of SERNANP. The Peruvian Tropical Pacific Sea (Mar Pacífico...

Stealthy destroyer Zumwalt embarking for builder trials

Stealthy destroyer Zumwalt embarking for builde...

militarytimes.com 20 Mar '16, 9pm

The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) is underway for the first time on Dec. 7, 2015, conducting at-sea tests and trials. (Pho...

Stealthy destroyer Zumwalt embarking for builder trials

Stealthy destroyer Zumwalt embarking for builde...

stripes.com 21 Mar '16, 8am

The Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer DDG 1000 is floated out of dry dock at the General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shi...

Malaysia summons China ambassador over alleged ...

channelnewsasia.com 31 Mar '16, 12pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia said on Thursday (Mar 31) that it had summoned the Chinese ambassador to register its concerns over...

Sailors celebrate #WomensHistoryMonth aboard #U...

navy.mil 30 Mar '16, 12pm

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS Makin Island (LHD 8) Sailors joined the nation in celebrating women's history during the month of M...