News: Page (1) of 1 - 04/12/12 Email this story to a friend. email article Print this page (Article printing at MyDmn.com).print page facebook

Cutting-edge Navy warship being built in Maine

Navy's top officer sees role in Asia-Pacific for big, stealthy warship being built in Maine By The Associated Press

BATH, Maine (AP) ' The Navy's top admiral sees a role for a stealthy warship under construction in Maine in the Asia-Pacific.

Adm. Jonathan Greenert is the chief of Navy operations. He says the 600-foot vessel fits into the new emphasis on bolstering the U.S. military presence in the Pacific in response to Asia's growing economic importance and China's rise as a military power.

He also said after touring a shipyard that the ship's stealth, new sonar system, strike capability and reduced crew size represent the Navy's future.



The Navy wasn't always so enthusiastic. Some Navy leaders wanted to kill the program because of its expense. The program was eventually truncated to three ships, all of which are being built at Maine's Bath Iron Works.


Page: 1


Related Keywords:Stealth Destroyer,Industrial products and services,Industries,Business

[ServletException in:/common/ads/links.jsp] The absolute uri: http://java.sun.com/jstl/core cannot be resolved in either web.xml or the jar files deployed with this application'

Our Privacy Policy --- @ Copyright, 2015 Digital Media Online, All Rights Reserved