The DDG-1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer passed a major milestone this month with the delivery of the ship’s composite deckhouse to the U.S. Navy. Weighing in at 900 tons and bigger than half a football field, the deckhouse packs the ship’s bridge, radars, antennas and intake/exhaust systems into a structure designed to provide a significantly smaller radar cross section than any other ship in the service’s current fleet. “This is a significant delivery in the history of Ingalls ...


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