powerful and survivable class of destroyers ever put to
sea. They possess the following capabilities:
AEGIS weapons system with the AN/SPY-1D
multi-function radar, capable of detecting and
tracking over one hundred targets sim-
ultaneously, while conducting multiple
The vertical launching system, capable of
storing and rapidly firing 90 missiles
The SQQ-89 antisubmarine warfare system with
its SQR-19 towed array sonar and the SQS-53C
digital hull-mounted sonar
The Harpoon antiship cruise missile system
The Tomahawk antiship and land attack cruise
missile system, capable of hitting targets
hundreds of miles away
Improved versions of the 5-inch gun and the
Phalanx close-in weapons system.
Figure 8-18.Guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68).
Figure 8-19.USS Hopper (DDG 70).