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NH 93048-KN "DDGX" guided missile destroyer

"DDGX" guided missile destroyer
Title: "DDGX" guided missile destroyer
Caption: Painting by V. Piecyk, 9/81. This design was adopted in mid-1981, and was designated the "DDG-51" class in January 1982. Intended for series production, the first ship of the class was scheduled for construction in F.Y. 1985. The 8500 ton DDG-51 class is intended to compliment the CG-47 class in providing "AEGIS" fleet air defense capability.
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Catalog #: NH 93048-KN
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Painting by V. Piecyk
After this Year: 1980
Before this Year: 1989
Original Medium: Painting, BW Photo
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