Ingalls Shipbuilding to build first Flight III DDG 51; Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding books pilot boat order

Ingalls Shipbuilding to build first Flight III DDG 51
Ingalls Shipbuilding to build first Flight III DDG 51
June 28, 2017 — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a contract modification to incorporate the “Flight III” upgrades to the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided missile destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125). DDG 51 Flight III will incorporate the new Advanced Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) that will replace the existing SPY-1 radar installed on the previous DDG 51 ships.

 

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Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding books pilot boat order
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