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PORTSMOUTH, R.I.--When someone says that a new Naval vessel will be "the centerpiece of seapower for the next 50 years," it's tempting to be skeptical. But with the U.S. Navy's next-generation Zumwalt-class destroyer, known as DDG 1000, it's worth keeping an open mind.
Originally posted by ninthaxis
reply to post by Watcher-In-The-Shadows
You are right, it does resemble one of the old civil war ships. Interesting that the Navy wants to build a bigger ship but plans to cut down on detectability, noise level and increase efficiency. I wonder how you can make something bigger less detectable when its made out of metal and displacing large amounts of water?
Originally posted by firegrind
Half of these are not photos, unless they are photos of fairly poor 3d graphics.
The photos that are there are studio shots, meaningless technical looking shiny things and a model.
Originally posted by Y2KJMan
Just to start things off, I am a sailor. So my perceptions may be a bit different than yours.