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US Navy's Zumwalt-class destroyer USS Michael Monsoor visits Hawaii.

| 2022

According to a tweet published by the U.S. Navy on February 19, 2022, the Zumwalt-class destroyer USS Michael Monsoor visits Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii.
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Russian Vyborg Shipyard laid the Purga ice class coastguard ship of project 23550 925 001 Zumwalt-class destroyer USS Michael Monsoor (Picture source: US Navy)

Michael Monsoor was delivered to the Navy in April 2018, and commissioned on 26 January 2019, at Naval Air Station North Island. She is the second Zumwalt-class destroyer.

The ship is 600 feet (180 m) in length, with a beam of 80.7 feet (24.6 m) and displacing approximately 15,000 tons. Michael Monsoor has a crew size of approximately 148 officers and sailors; she can make speed in excess of 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph).

The DDG 1001 is armed with 20 MK 57 VLS (Vertical launching System) modules, with 4 vertical launch cells in each module, 80 cells total. Each cell can hold one or more missiles, depending on the size of the missiles.

The ship can launch Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) surface-to-air missiles, Tactical Tomahawk Vertical Launch Anti-Submarine Rocket (ASROC) cruise missiles. The ship is also armed with two 155 mm Advanced Gun Systems and two Mk 46 Mod 2 Gun Weapon Systems.

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