This Is America’s Newest Stealth Destroyer

The USS Zumwalt (designation: DDG-1000) is America’s newest technological step forward in nautical warfare. The Navy’s newest “stealth” ship features a sleek “tumblehome” design, which harkens back to nearly the 1800’s in terms of shape, but is becoming the ideal form for reducing the reflection of radar, thus making the ship much, much harder to see under conventional circumstances and with current technology. The yet un-christened ship docked here in Newport, Rhode Island before it heads to its official port of Baltimore.

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