Revolutionary US destroyer begins sea trial: Navy

The USS Zumwalt gets underway for the first time, conducting at-sea tests and trials on December 7, 2015 on the Kennebeck River in MassachusettsThe largest US destroyer ever built headed for sea trials Monday, its angular radar-evading form cutting a distinctive figure on Maine’s Kennebec River, the US Navy said. The $4.3 billion USS Zumwalt is the first in a new line of revolutionary guided missile destroyers. Hundreds of workers were on hand to cheer the ship as it departed the Bath Iron Works in Maine on Monday traveling down the Kennebec River to the sea, local media reported.

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