Arleigh Burke-class Destroyers

Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) is the 32nd Arleigh Burke-class Aegis guided missile destroyer built at Ingalls. It is named for the first Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, Delbert D. Black, who devoted his life to serving the men and women of the United States Navy.

Arleigh Burke-class destroyers are highly capable, multi-mission ships that can conduct a variety of operations, from peacetime presence and crisis management to sea control and power projection, all in support of the United States’ military strategy. They are capable of simultaneously fighting air, surface and subsurface threats. The ship contains a myriad of offensive and defensive weapons designed to support maritime defense needs well into the 21st Century.

Displacement: 9,700 Long tons
Length: 510 ft
Beam: 59 ft
Propulsion: 4 General Electric LM 2500-30 gas turbines, 2 shafts, 100,000 total shaft horsepower
Speed: in excess of 30 knots
Range: 12,000 nautical miles
Crew: 329
Armament: Standard Missile (SM-2MR); Vertical Launch ASROC (VLA) missiles; Tomahawk; six MK-46 torpedoes (from two triple tube mounts);
Close In Weapon System (CIWS), 5-in. MK 45 Gun, Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM)
Aviation carried: Two LAMPS MK II MH-60 B/R helicopters with Penguin/ Hellfire missiles and MK 46/ MK 50 torpedoes
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