HII delivers future US Navy destroyer Delbert D. Black

USS Delbert D. Black (Photo: US Navy)

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the future guided missile destroyer USS Delbert D. Black to the US Navy on Friday, April 24.

The 68th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer is also the first ship to honour Delbert D. Black, the first Master Chief Petty Officer of the US Navy.

The future Delbert D. Black has a length of 160 metres, a displacement of 9,300 tonnes, and four General Electric LM2500-30 gas turbines with a combined output of 75 MW.

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