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CBS News

CBS News
Sun, 16 Aug 2015 16:37:30 -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 ...

Next Big Future

Next Big Future
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:36:03 -0700

... this summer at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico The third generation solid state laser 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Times of San Diego

Times of San Diego
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09:56:17 -0700

He was the first commanding officer of a Spruance-class destroyer. “San Diego has no greater champion of its military and defense economy than Larry Blumberg,” said Mark Cafferty, president and CEO of San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp.

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.
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