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Tour of USS Fletcher 2004 Part I.avi

This is part I of 2 parts showing a walk thru a Spruance class destroyer. Only one of these ships has survived being decommissioned and usually used in targe...

Spruance class destroyer crashback

USS Fletcher DD-992 crashback demonstration, June 1, 2004 midway between Hawaii and California. The ship starts from a stop and accelerates to 31 knots, then...

USS Spruance DD 963 Destroyer

A tribute to the USS Spruance, which now lies at the bottom of the sea. If you served on the Spru, please let me know. I'd love to share pictures and memorie...

USS Bainbridge sinks ship

October 6, 2008 onboard the USS Bainbridge. Strike group sinks the Ex-USS O'Bannon off the coast of Virginia with F-18's, 5 inch, SM-2, and small arms.

DD984SinkEx

Spruance Class Destroyer USS Leftwich DD-984 sunk off the coast of Hawaii on 1 August 2003 at 22°48′47″N 160°34′00″W in the Pacific Ocean.

USS PAUL F. FOSTER - DD 964 Spruance Class Destroyer, 1:96

DD 964 Spruance Class Destroyer 1:96 scale.

Tour of the USS Michael Murphy (DDG-112)

This was our tour of the newest Arleigh Burke class commissioned in OCT 6 2012 here in New York city. She is named for a United States Navy SEAL lieutenant &...

Guided Missile Destroyer USS Spruance DDG-111

Video of USS Spruance DDG-111 underway. Atlantic Ocean transit from Mayport, Florida to Yorktown, Virginia. USS Spruance is an Arleigh Burke-class guided mis...

Ingall's river cruise showing Spruance Class

Super 8 film of Ingall's river cruise showing Spruance Class destroyers under construction 1973.

Guided Missile Destroyer.Arleigh Burke-class: USS SPRUANCE (DDG 111) United States Navy

Guided Missile Destroyer of United States Navy (U.S. Navy). Arleigh Burke-class destroyer: USS SPRUANCE (DDG-111), Namesake: Raymond A. Spruance, Length x Br...

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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 ...

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 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 ...
 
Military.com
Tue, 27 Sep 2005 17:00:00 -0700

SAN DIEGO - USS Cushing (DD 985), the last Spruance-class destroyer in service with the U.S. Navy, was decommissioned Sept. 21 on the 26th anniversary of the ship's commissioning. Speakers for the decommissioning ceremony included Cushing's first ...
 
Washington Times
Sun, 29 Jun 2014 06:18:45 -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 ...
 
Motley Fool
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 06:41:15 -0700

A decommissioned Spruance-class destroyer (the Paul F. Foster (EDD 964)), the Test Ship is a vessel that the Navy uses to demonstrate short-range weapon systems and other surface combat and weapon system projects under evaluation for deployment.
 
DoD Buzz
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:12:28 -0700

The Navy on Tuesday committed nearly $1.4 billion to buy four more Littoral Combat Ships this year even as the viability of the program remains in question. The Navy's Program Executive Office for the LCS announced that $699 million would go to ...

RT

RT
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 02:13:18 -0800

On February 12, 1988, a Ticonderoga-class cruiser, the USS Yorktown, and a Spruance-class destroyer, the USS Caron, had to flee from Soviet territorial waters off the Crimean Peninsula. After the two American warships ignored the Soviet Navy's demands ...
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