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This Gigantic Vessel Is the Largest Stealth Destroyer the U.S Navy Has Ever Built (11 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow   10 Dec 2015   / 5056 views

This impressive machine uses electromagnetic energy that enables it to fire a rail gun shell weighing 10kg at a speed of 5,400 mph over the course of 100 miles.

 

USS Zumwalt, which weighs 15,000 tons, has taken four years to build at an estimated cost of $4.3 billion.

The 600-foot-long destroyer cruised along the Kennebec River to the Atlantic on its first voyage.

USS ZUMWALT: EQUIPPED TO DOMINATE THE SEAS FOR DECADES

Displacement: 14,564 long tons (14,798 t)

Length: 600 ft (180 m)

Beam: 80.7 ft (24.6 m)

Draft: 27.6 ft (8.4 m)

Propulsion: Two Rolls-Royce Marine Trent-30 gas turbines driving Curtiss-Wright generators and emergency diesel generators, 78 MW (105,000 shp); two propellers driven by electric motors

Speed: Over 30 kn (56 km/h; 35 mph)

Weapons:

20 × MK 57 VLS modules, with a total of 80 launch cells

RIM-162 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM), four per cell

Tactical Tomahawk, one per cell

Vertical Launch Anti-Submarine Rocket (ASROC), one per cell

Two × 155 mm/62 caliber Advanced Gun System

920 × 155 mm rounds total; 600 in automated store with Auxiliary store room with up to 320 rounds (non-automatic) as of April 2005

70–100 LRLAP rounds planned as of 2005 of total

Two × Mk 110 57 mm gun (CIGS)







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owl131 12 month s ago MARK AS SPAM
dominate the sea? why? for whom? does this even make sense? people fighting againt other people. on the same planet! this is bullshit!
       














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