Some people say she looks like something straight out Star Wars. Others say she looks like she could either submerge or fly, with the plus that she’s almost invisible on radar. And others go as far as calling her “USS Ninja.”
The truth is that the USS Zumwalt is an impressive engineering feat.
USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) is the newest guided missile destroyer of the U.S. Navy. She is the lead ship of the Zumwalt class, with stealth capabilities, and a radar cross-section akin to a fishing boat, despite her large size. It is designed as multi-mission ship with a focus on land attack.
As with anything new, especially something this impressive, a look inside is a must.
This video includes shots of the ship at pier, ship’s bridge, living quarters, barber shop, gym, galley, bathroom, general life onboard and the launching of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), and other shipboard activities.
It must be both an honor and a pleasure to be the first crew serving aboard what clearly is a monumental achievement for the U.S. Navy.