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DDG 51 Flight I  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1991
Total Production: 21
Unitary Cost: USD$1.1 billion
Also Known As: DDG 51 USS Arleigh A Burke and DDGMOD
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Bath Iron Works and Huntington Ingalls Industries
Parent System: DDG 51 Arleigh A Burke
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1991
Total Production: 80
Production Cost: USD$94 billion
Total Cost: USD$94 billion
Family Members: DDG 51 Flight II, DDG 51 Flight IIA and DDG 51 Flight III
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Description: The DDG 51 class destroyers have been designed to support carrier strike groups, surface action groups, amphibious groups and replenishment groups. They perform primarily Anti-Air Warfare (AAW) with secondary land attack, Anti-Submarine (ASW) and Anti-Surface Warfare (ASuW) capabilities. The Mk 41 vertical launch system has expanded the role of the destroyer in strike warfare, as well as their overall performance.
The DDG 51 class destroyers, as well as their European counterparts such as Horizon, F100, F124, Type 45 and De Zeven Provincien, are the most powerful surface combatants ever put to sea. The DDG 51 class destroyers incorporate all-steel construction and utilize gas turbine propulsion. They feature the AEGIS (Mk 7) weapon system with the AN/SPY-1D radar system (SPY-1D(V) in late production models), the AN/SQQ-89 undersea warfare system, the bow-mounted AN/SQS-53C sonar, and Mk 41 vertical launch systems for up to 96 Standard missiles and other missile types.
For enhanced survivability the DDG 51 class destroyers feature extensive armor located around vital combat systems and machinery spaces. Infrared, Acoustic, and Radar Cross Sections signatures have been reduced and the ship has been hardened against Electro-Magnetic Pulse and over-pressure damage. Protection against Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) agents has also been provided.
The first DDG 51 class destroyer was deployed by the US Navy in 1991. They replaced Charles F. Adams and Farragut-class destroyers and will replace partially current Spruance and Perry-class ships by 2010. They have been deployed during military operations over the former Yugoslavia, Sudan, Afghanistan, and Iraq assuming the land-attack role using Tomahawk cruise missiles.
The US Navy plans to procure up to 63 DDG-51 class destroyers through 2010. However, these plans could change depending on DD(X) destroyers availability. The DDG 51 will become the backbone of the American Surface combatants fleet well into the 21st century. As of early 2011, the US Navy plans call for the procurement of 75 DDG 51 class destroyers.
The US Navy commissioned 21 destroyers of the DDG 51 Flight I class between 1991 and 1997. These ships are scheduled for decommissioning by 2030 being replaced gradually by the more capable Flight III destroyers.

DDG 51 Arleigh A Burke Orders

DDG 51 Flight I

DDG 51 Arleigh A Burke items 1998-2013

Chart includes DDG 51 Flight IIA (44), DDG 51 Flight II (7), DDG 51 Flight III (3)
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DDG 51 Flight I Specifications

Crew: 323
Number of Engines: 4
Number of Weapons: 96
Torpedo Tubes: 6
Dimensions
Beam: 18 meter (59 foot)
Draft: 9.30 meter (30.5 foot)
Length: 154 meter (505 foot)
Main Gun Caliber: 127 millimeter
Power
Total Combined Power: 100,000 shp (75 MW)
Speed
Top Speed: 15.4 mps (30 knot)
Time
Service Life: 35 year
Weight
Full Displacement: 8,315 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

DDG 51 Flight I News

There are 40 news between
3 Apr 2003 and 6 Feb 2017
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Monday, February 6, 2017US Navy Destroyer Conducts Successfully Intercept of MRBM with SM-3 Block IIA Missile
Saturday, February 4, 2017Standard Missile SM-3 Block IIA Missile Successfully Excels in Interceptor Test
Monday, December 19, 2016US Navy's Standard SM-6 Dual 1 Intercepts Ballistic Missile Target at Sea
Tuesday, September 27, 2016US Navy to Upgrade Five Mk 45 Naval Guns to Mod 4 Standard
Wednesday, August 17, 2016US Navy Conducts Test Firing of SeaRAM Anti-Ship Missile Defense System
Thursday, May 26, 2016Standard Missile-3 Block IB Flight Test Validates Engineering Upgrade
Thursday, May 19, 2016Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Successfully Tracks Simulated Medium Range Ballistic Missile
Monday, March 7, 2016Raytheon Standard Missile-6 Successfully Demonstrates Anti-Ship Capability
Monday, January 11, 2016US Navy Certifies Aegis Baseline 9.C1 Weapon System
Monday, November 2, 2015THAAD and Aegis BMD Destroy Multiple Targets in Test of Missile Defense System

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
United States of America21
YearHoldings
201321

Grand Total 211
Anti-Ballistic Missiles
Standard SM-2 Block IV
Standard SM-2 Block IVA
Standard SM-3 Block IA
Anti-Ship Missiles
RGM-84D Harpoon
RUM-139 VL ASROC
Land Attack Cruise Missiles
Tactical Tomahawk
Tomahawk Block II
Tomahawk Block III
Rocket & Missile Launchers
Mk 41 Strike Length
Ship Air Defense Systems
AEGISx1
Aegis BMDx1
Mk 15 Phalanx Block 1Bx2
Ship Power Plants
LM2500x4
Ship Protection Systems
AN/SLQ-25A SSTDx1
AN/SQQ-89x1
Nulka
Ship Sensors
AN/SPY-1Dx4
AN/SQS-53Cx1
SQR-19Bx1
Surface-to-Air Missiles
ESSM
Standard SM-2 Block IIIB
Weapon Stations
Mk 45x1

DDG 51 Flight I Ship Listing


SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
DDG 51 USS Arleigh A Burke-1991-
DDG 52 USS Barry-1992-
DDG 53 USS John Paul Jones-1993-
DDG 54 USS Curtis Wilbur-1994-
DDG 55 USS Stout-1994-
DDG 56 USS John S. McCain-1994-
DDG 57 USS Mitscher-1994-
DDG 58 USS Laboon-1995-
DDG 59 USS Russell-1995-
DDG 60 USS Paul Hamilton-1995-
DDG 61 USS Ramage-1995-
DDG 62 USS Fitzgerald-1995-
DDG 63 USS Stethem-1995-
DDG 64 USS Carney-1996-
DDG 65 USS Benfold-1996-
DDG 66 USS Gonzalez-1996-
DDG 67 USS Cole-1996-
DDG 68 USS The Sullivans-1997-
DDG 69 USS Milius-1996-
DDG 70 USS Hopper-1997-
DDG 71 USS Ross-1997-

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