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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 ...

Daily Caller

Daily Caller
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:30:00 -0800

In many ways, the air-capable Spruance would have been like a normal Spruance-class destroyer: Two five-inch guns, eight Harpoon anti-ship missiles, Sea Sparrow missiles for point defense, an ASROC launcher (later replaced with a Mk 41 vertical-launch ...

Ars Technica

Ars Technica
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 07:02:11 -0700

A call for a 350-ship fleet by Fiorina isn't nuts, but the way Navy manages ships is. by Sean Gallagher - Sep 30, 2015 7:00am PDT. Share · Tweet · Email · Google · Reddit · 190. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Keith DeVinne.

USNI News

USNI News
Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:35:04 -0800

“Look at what we had do to with the Spruance-class destroyer, he said. “Originally that was just for hunting submarines but there's a lot of real estate – you put in a VLS launcher in there and what do you get? A lot of multi-mission capability. They'd ...

DefenseNews.com

DefenseNews.com
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:24:39 -0700

The Paul F. Foster, for example, is a former Spruance-class destroyer, hull number DD 964, that was reclassed in 2005 as experimental destroyer EDD 964. She remains in use as the self-defense test ship. Mabus kicked off the redesignations in January ...

USNI News

USNI News
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:13:45 -0700

He is a 1978 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and at-sea commands include Carrier Strike Group 8 centered on USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69), the Spruance-class destroyer USS Arthur W. Radford (DD-968). On shore he served on the Joint Staff ...

Memphis Business Journal

Memphis Business Journal
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 13:45:00 -0800

During his time as an officer, Janikowsky commanded a Spruance-class destroyer and an Aegis guided missile cruiser, where he was responsible for more than 400 sailors and a $1 billion ship. Janikowsky finished his naval career in the Pentagon as a ...

War on the Rocks

War on the Rocks
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 23:21:21 -0800

In February 1988, two Soviet ships bumped an American Aegis cruiser and a Spruance-class destroyer conducting “freedom of navigation operations” in the Black Sea. The Pentagon reported that shortly before the incident, one of the Soviet ships radioed ...
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