1. Navy awards nine Arleigh Burke destroyers in five-year contracts

    By Megan Eckstein WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy on Tuesday announced a pair of multiyear procurement contracts for the Arleigh Burke class of destroyers, awarding six to HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding and three to General Dynamics’ Bath Iron Works. The service will buy these nine Flight I
  2. Zumwalt makes an about-face back to San Diego for ‘maintenance’

    By Diana Correll The guided-missile destroyer Zumwalt made a quick turnaround to its home port in San Diego last week, just a day after getting underway, stymied by an undisclosed maintenance issue. “We expect the ship to resume its transit in the near future,” Cmdr. Arlo Abrahamso