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NavyTimes.com

NavyTimes.com
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 11:11:15 -0700

She first served at sea on the Spruance-class destroyer Paul F. Foster and has also done three-year tours at sea aboard the forward-deployed aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk in Japan and on the cruiser San Jacinto. Her shore duty has been at other PSDs ...

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 ...

USNI News

USNI News
Wed, 20 May 2015 05:58:27 -0700

The following is a May 18, 2015, memo from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert on the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (CG) and Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship (LSD) modernization programs.

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 ...

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 ...

Richmond.com

Richmond.com
Sat, 23 May 2015 19:39:20 -0700

The USS David R. Ray, a Spruance-class destroyer, was commissioned in 1977 and sailed for 25 years. It was named for Navy Corpsman Bobby Ray, a Medal of Honor winner killed in Vietnam in 1969. View all 3 images in gallery. Charles F. Bryan Jr.

UPI.com

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

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 that. Reply · Like. · March 31 at 3:35pm. Ernie Copenhaver · Top Commenter · Seminole Community College. Agree!
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