TITLE

Land-Attack Gun Closing in on Zumwalt Install

AUTHOR(S)
Walsh, Edward J.
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2011, Vol. 137 Issue 12, p86
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Weapon Systems business unit of BAE Systems is set to deliver two gun mounts for the land-attack Advanced Gun System (AGS) to General Dynamics Inc.'s Bath Iron Works early next year for installation on the Zumwalt (DDG-1000), the first of the Navy's three planned new land-attack destroyers. Dave Johnson, director of the DDG-1000, said that the magazines for the gun mounts already have been installed aboard the ship, and is scheduled for launch in July 2013.
ACCESSION #
69814211

 

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