On October 15, warship USS Zumwalt was commissioned in Baltimore as the U.S. Navy gears up for WW3.
USS Zumwalt is the Navy’s latest and most technologically progressive warship. It has been taken to active service at North Locust Point in Baltimore.
According to the Secretary of the Navy, the Hon. Ray Mabus, the warship is an example of a larger initiative to enhance operational stability and give the United States a strategic advantage. He also said that the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps particularly have their presence internationally. They have always provided stability to allies, keeping adversaries at bay during times of crisis.
Zumwalt was the leading ship within the fleet of next-generation multi-mission destroyers. The warship have “a state-of-the-art electric propulsion system, wave-piercing tumblehome hull, stealth design, and the latest warfighting technology and weaponry available,” reported America’s Navy.
This warship performed activities like deterrence and sea control, giving the Navy the power to evolve with new systems and missions. In doing so, Zumwalt can stay in stealth mode, making itself invisible close to the shore or far out to sea. This ship marks the United States’ evolving strategy to fight in the upcoming WW3 in the most technologically sound and enhanced manner.
“Today’s ceremony marked the culmination of over three years of dedication and hard work by some of the finest Sailors I have had the pleasure to lead,” said Capt. James A. Kirk, commanding officer of Zumwalt.
“The only thing more impressive than the capabilities of the ship are the capabilities of its fine crew.”
According to a report published by the U.S. Navy, the ship is supported by SPY-3 Radar and Combat System Integrator. The Design and Development of the ZUMWALT Mission System, including software and Mission System Equipment (MSE). Several of the sensors for the DDG 1000 Class have been created by Raytheon.
The warship is 610 feet in length, and could carry fighter jets like MH60R and VTUAVs.