U.S. Navy Seeks To Put Hybrid Drive On Arleigh Burke Destroyers

The U.S. Navy wants to refit existing DDG-51 Arleigh Burke-class destroyers with hybrid-drive propulsion systems—as well as incorporate the technology in future Flight III versions of the ship—to help save on fuel costs, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says. “We’re very interested in hybrid drive,” Mabus...

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