Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division was awarded a $10.5 million contract on January 6, 2023 for the modernization period planning of Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyers, USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) and USS Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001).
«Ingalls is honored to have been selected to deliver this new capability with our Navy and industry partners», Ingalls Shipbuilding President Kari Wilkinson said. «Our shipbuilders stand ready to do what is necessary to enable our fleet in the protection of peace around the world».
HII has invested nearly $1 billion in the infrastructure, facility and toolsets at Ingalls Shipbuilding enabling the work of Ingalls’ shipbuilders, improving product flow and process efficiency, and enhancing product quality.
Zumwalt-class destroyers feature a state-of-the-art electric propulsion system, wave-piercing tumblehome hull, stealth design and is equipped with the most advanced warfighting technology and weaponry. These ships will be capable of performing a range of deterrence, power projection, sea control, and command and control missions while allowing Navy to evolve with new systems and missions.
Ingalls has delivered 34 Arleigh Burke-class (DDG-51) destroyers, with five currently under construction including USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG-125), USS Ted Stevens (DDG-128), USS Jeremiah Denton (DDG-129), USS George M. Neal (DDG-131) and USS Sam Nunn (DDG-133). Additionally, the third of the Zumwalt-class ships, USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG-1002) arrived in Pascagoula, Mississippi, in January 2022 for a combat systems availability.
|Length||610 feet/186 m|
|Beam||80.7 feet/24.6 m|
|Draft||27.6 feet/8.4 m|
|Displacement||15,761 long tonnes/16,014 metric tonnes|
|Speed||30 knots/34.5 mph/55.5 km/h|
|Installed Power||104,600 hp/78 MW|
|Crew Size||158 – Includes Aviation Detachment|
|USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000)||11-17-2011||10-28-2013||10-15-2016||San Diego, California|
|USS Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001)||05-23-2013||06-21-2016||01-26-2019||San Diego, California|
|USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG-1002)||01-30-2017||12-09-2018|