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The Navy's Newest Linux-Powered Command Center Is Right Out Of Star Trek

Here, the USS Zumwalt class' is pictured as what looks like a military mining operation in the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands for rare earth metals such as Neodymium and Gadolinium. Just an educated guess.

from The Verge

The US Navy’s largest destroyer ever heads out to sea

America's largest and most futuristic destroyer has headed out to sea for the first time ever. The USS Zumwalt departed from the Bath Iron Works shipyard earlier this week for its first open ocean...


Largest destroyer ever built for US Navy heads to Atlantic for testing

The first Zumwalt-class destroyer, USS Zumwalt, the largest ever built for the U.S. Navy, passes spectators at Fort Popham at the mouth of the Kennebec River

The future guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) transits the Atlantic Ocean to conduct acceptance trials with the Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV).

from CNN

Navy's future: Electric guns, lasers, water as fuel -

The USS Zumwalt, the U.S. Navy's newest warship, floats out of dry dock Monday, October 28, in Bath, Maine. The first of the new

The USS Zumwalt is the first of a new class of United States guided missile destroyers. It is designed to operate in both the open ocean and in shallow, coastal waters, makes 30+ knots, and incorporates stealth features such as a wave-piercing hull that leaves almost no wake, exhaust suppression to reduce its infrared signature; and an steeply sloping exterior, creating a radar signature said to be equal to a small fishing boat. The planned service date is 2015.