Land-Attack Gun Closing in on Zumwalt Install

Walsh, Edward J.
December 2011
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2011, Vol. 137 Issue 12, p86
Conference Proceeding
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.


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