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DDG-1000 Zumwalt / DD(X)
Multi-Mission Surface Combatant

Displacement14,564 tons [was 14,264]
Builder Northrop Grumman
Power Plant Integrated Power System (IPS)
78 megawatts Installed power
two large 35-megawatt Main Gas Turbine generators
two small 4-megawatt Auxiliary Gas Turbine generators
Length 600 feet [Panama Canal transit capability]
Beam 80.7 feet [Panama Canal transit capability] [was 79.1]
Draft 27.6 feet
Armament 2 - 155mm Advanced Gun System
920 - 155mm Long Range Land Attack Projectile
[600 Threshold / 1200 Objective]
80 - PVLS cells
  • Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile
  • Tactical Tomahawk Block IV
  • Advanced Land Attack Missile
  • Systems SPY-3 Multi-Function Radar (MFR)
    Volume Search Radar (VSR) [deleted 01 Jun 2010]
    Acoustic Sensor Suite
    EO/IR System
    Naval Surface Fire Support Weapon Control System (NWCS)
    radar cross section 50-fold reduction compared to current destroyers
    Speed30 knots (Threshold)
    30+ knots (Objective)
    Endurance4500 nm(Threshold)
    6000 nm
    Crew142 [as of 2008]
    Threshold: 150
    [vice traditional = 350]
    Aircraft 2 SH-60 LAMPS helicopters or
    1 MH-60R helicopter (Capacity for 2)
    3 RQ-8A Fire Scout VTUAV
    Boats2 7m RHIBs
    Sized for 2 11m RHIBs
  • $1.2 billion - $1.4 billion procurement cost objective
  • $2.5 billion first unit cost

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