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CBS News

CBS News
Sun, 10 May 2015 17:22:59 -0700

And then people started coming in on the web and saying, you know, it's a Spruance-class destroyer. It was an American warship, the USS Peterson. One of the sailors who served on her gave us this footage of the night 14 Tomahawk missiles were launched ...

American Journal of Transportation

American Journal of Transportation
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 06:52:30 -0700

From steering to speed, navigation and power supply, the marine industry has seen great progress since the start of the twentieth century. GE's systems have played an important part in the marine industry's evolution, from building the earliest steam ...

Jalopnik

Jalopnik
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:10:13 -0800

The USS Paul F. Foster (DD-964) is a Spruance Class Destroyer that was originally commissioned in 1976 and served till its decommissioning in 2003, between which it took part in multiple conflicts around the globe. Among many historical acts, the ...

Popular Science

Popular Science
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 12:03:45 -0800

Testing modern naval weapons in a realistic way is tricky. In order to operate properly, ships need a crew, but there are times, like determining whether a new anti-missile weapon actually works, where having people on deck is an unnecessary risk. To ...

Aviation Week

Aviation Week
Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:43:15 -0700

Under ONR's Solid-State Laser Technology Maturation program, the weapon is to be demonstrated in 2018 on the USS Paul Foster, a decommissioned Spruance-class destroyer that now serves as the U.S. Navy's ship-defense test vessel at Port Hueneme in ...

UPI.com

UPI.com
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:28:05 -0800

I feel sorry for the squids on her. One of the things you run into at sea is the monotony and lack of exercise. When I was in, I was on a Spruance class destroyer which had a large main deck that you could run on. This deck looks like it will not allow ...

Daily Union

Daily Union
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:45:02 -0800

Bills served on USS John Young (DD-973), a Spruance-class destroyer. He was in charge of fire control and responsible for radars, guns and missiles. “We were to watch our weapons from the sea and basically ruin someone's day without actually having to ...
 
Washington Times
Sun, 29 Jun 2014 06:32:43 -0700

“It's the heart of the ship,” said shipyard program manager Todd Estes, who served as an engineering chief aboard a Spruance-class destroyer before leaving the Navy. The ship itself will boast plenty of new technologies: an angular shape to reduce ...
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