The future USS Paul Ignatius, a US Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built by Huntington Ingalls Industries, has successfully completed acceptance trials on December 20.
The ship spent two days in the Gulf of Mexico where it performed a series of demonstrations to validate the quality of construction and compliance with navy specifications and requirements prior to delivery.
The destroyer honours Paul Ignatius, a former US Navy officer who later served as US Secretary of the Navy from 1967 to 1969.
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