The U.S. Navy commissioned the stealthy, futuristic-looking battleship the USS Zumwalt on Saturday, a powerful new vessel that the Navy calls its “most technologically advanced warship.”
The ship is 610 feet long, weighs almost 15,000 tons, and cost a minimum of $4.4 billion, according to the Associated Press. Its distinctive, smooth appearance minimizes its radar signature.
The USS Zumwalt, under the command of Captain James Kirk, is the most stealthy ship the Navy's ever built -- so much so, in fact, she may carry deflectors to make her safe for other vessels to operate around.
The future USS Zumwalt is so stealthy that it'll go to sea with reflective material that can be hoisted to make it more visible to other ships.The Navy destroyer is designed to look like a much smaller vessel on radar, and it lived ...
The Navy gave a first look inside the stealthy and futuristic Zumwalt destroyer on Friday during the ship's first port stop at a Rhode Island naval station.
Captain Kirk is a real person and he's in charge of the US Navy's innovative ship the USS Zumwalt.