• Stealthy USS Zumwalt Returns to San Diego from First Mission, Awaits New Hypersonic Missiles

    2 days ago - By Bésame

    The USS Zumwalt returns to San Diego. Navy photo
    The stealthy USS Zumwalt completed it's first deployment before Thanksgiving as the futuristic warship and two others in the new class await installation of new hypersonic missile batteries.
    The Zumwalt left San Diego on Aug. 1 for more than three months of training and testing in the western Pacific Ocean and returned in mid November.
    Capt. Shea Thompson, commander of the Surface Development Squadron One, said the ship tested combat systems while operating with the 7th Fleet, the Air Force and Japanese allies.
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