Fabrication Begins for the Future USS Daniel Inouye
Bath Iron Works (BIW) celebrated the start of fabrication of the future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) during a ceremony at BIW shipyard, Oct. 31.
This first major ship milestone symbolizes that the first 100 tons of steel for the ship have been cut.
“Construction on Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyers is in full swing on the East and Gulf Coasts,” said Capt. Mark Vandroff, DDG 51-class program manager, Program Executive Office (PEO) Ships. “The restart DDG 51s benefit from a mature and s… …read more
Source:: ASD News (Naval)