U.S. Navy Poised to Take Ownership of its Largest Warship

Daily News Article - May 16, 2016


PLEASE NOTE: Daily posting and “Answers” emails will end for the school year on Friday, May 27th.

1. a) What is the Zumwalt?
b) List its features.

2. What preparation is currently being made, according to Captain James Kirk?

3. a) Where was the Zumwalt built?
b) What is significant about this?

4. Why was the number of this new class of destroyer to be built reduced from 32 to 3?

5. a) How long have some of the ship’s crew been in Bath? For what reason?
b) What phase of the process is it at?

6. What phase are the other two destroyers at in the building process?