USS Daniel Inouye
USS Jason Dunham, another Flight IIA Arleigh Burke.
|Name:||USS Daniel Inouye|
|Builder:||Bath Iron Works|
|Laid down:||31 October 2014|
|Class and type:||Arleigh Burke-class destroyer|
|Displacement:||9,200 long tons (9,300 t)|
|Length:||510 ft (160 m)|
|Draft:||33 ft (10 m)|
|Propulsion:||4 × General Electric LM2500-30 gas turbines, 2 shafts, 100,000 shp (75 MW)|
|Complement:||380 officers and enlisted|
|Aircraft carried:||2 × SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopters|
USS Daniel Inouye (DDG-118) will be an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer of the United States Navy. The ship will be named to honor former United States Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii. Inouye was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in Tuscany, Italy, during World War II.
Daniel Inouye will be the third of eight planned Flight IIA "technology insertion" ships, which will contain elements of the Flight III ships projected to begin with DDG-124.
- "Navy Names Next Two Destroyers" (Press release). Navy News Service. 23 May 2013. NNS130523-13. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
- "Fabrication Begins for the Future USS Daniel Inouye" (Press release). Navy News Service. 31 October 2014. NNS141031-13. Retrieved 25 August 2016.