Huntington Ingalls Will Soon Build the Navy's First Flight III Arleigh Burke Class



Huntington Ingalls Will Soon Build the Navy's First Flight III Arleigh Burke Class

The United States Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding a contract modification to build the service’s first Flight III Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51).

The new ship will be named Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125), which is the last of five destroyers the company was originally contracted to build in June 2013.

“We have proven our success in the DDG 51 class over the past 30 years, and our shipbuilders are ready now to build the first Flight III ship,” Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias said in a statement.

The revised Flight IIA ships entered production in late 1997. 34 have been commissioned and are in active service:

• USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79)
• USS Roosevelt (DDG 80)
• USS Winston S Churchill (DDG 81)
• USS Lassen (DDG 82)
• USS Howard (DDG 83)
• USS Bulkeley (DDG 84)
• USS Shoup (DDG 86)
• USS McCampbell (DDG 85)
• USS Preble (DDG 88)
• USS Mason (DDG 87)
• USS USS Mustin (DDG 89)
• USS Chafee (DDG 90)
• USS Pinkney (DDG 91)
• USS Momsen (DDG 92)
• USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93)
• USS James E Williams (DDG 95)
• USS Nitze (DDG 94)
• USS Halsey (DDG 97)
• USS Bainbridge (DDG 96)
• USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98)
• USS Farragut (DDG 99)
• USS Gridley (DDG 101)
• USS Sampson (DDG 102)
• USS Kidd (DDG 100)
• USS Sterett (DDG 104)
• USS Truxtun (DDG 103)
• USS Stockdale (DDG 106)
• USS Dewey (DDG 105)
• USS Gravely (DDG 107)
• USS Wayne E Meyer (DDG 108)
• USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109)
• USS William P Lawrence (DDG 110)
• USS Spruance (DDG 111)
• USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112)


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Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125), Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51), uss fitzgerald, USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), USS Winston S Churchill (DDG 81), USS Lassen (DDG 82), USS Howard (DDG 83), USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), USS Shoup (DDG 86), USS McCampbell (DDG 85), USS Preble (DDG 88), USS Mason (DDG 87), USS USS Mustin (DDG 89), USS Chafee (DDG 90), USS Pinkney (DDG 91), USS Momsen (DDG 92), USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93), USS James E Williams (DDG 95)

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