Destroyer Spruance Begins First Deployment To Western Pacific

While the U.S. Navy can afford to put off the christening of the futuristic DDG-1000 Zumwalt destroyer for a while, the service cannot accommodate delaying the first deployment of a new Arleigh Burke-class DDG, especially to the Pacific. To that end, the guided-missile destroyer DDG-111 Spruance...

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