Guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG-108)

Guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG-108) 0Guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG-108) 1Guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG-108) 2Guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG-108) 3

Classification

Basic information

Namesake:
Rear Admiral Wayne E. Meyer
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MMSI number:
369970036

Ship measurements

Displacement:
9,500 t
Length:
155.29 m
Beam:
20 m
Draft:
9.4 m

Machine

Propulsion system:
Propulsion:
  • 3 * Allison AG9140 Generators (2,500 kW (3,400 hp) each, 440 V)
  • 4 * General Electric LM2500 gas turbines each generating 26,250 bhp (19,570 kW)
  • 2 * shafts, each driving a five-bladed reversible controllable-pitch propeller
  • Total output: 105,000 bhp (78,000 kW)
Speed:
30 knots
Range:
4,400 nautical miles at 20 knots (8,100 km at 37 km/h)

Personnel

Complement:
323

Combat assets

Boats & landing craft:
  • 2 * RHIB
Electronics:
  • AN/SPY-1D 3D radar
  • AN/SPS-67(V)2 surface-search radar
  • AN/SPS-73(V)12 surface-search radar
  • AN/SPG-62 fire-control radar
  • AN/SQS-53C sonar array
  • AN/SQR-19 tactical towed array sonar
  • AN/SQQ-28 LAMPS III shipboard system
  • AN/SLQ-32(V)3 Electronic Warfare System
  • AN/SLQ-25 Nixie Torpedo Countermeasures
  • MK 36 MOD 12 Decoy Launching System
  • MK 53 Nulka Decoy Launching System
  • AN/SLQ-39 CHAFF Buoys
Armament:
  • 1 * 20 mm Phalanx CIWS
  • 1 * 5-inch (127 mm)/62 Mk. 45 Mod 4 (lightweight gun)
  • 2 * 25 mm Mk 38 Autocannons
  • 96-cell Mk. 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS)
  • BGM-109 Tomahawk Land Attack Missile
  • RIM-66M Surface-to-Air Missile with an ASuW mode
  • RIM-156 Surface-to-Air Missile
  • RIM-161 Anti-Ballistic Missile
  • RIM-162 ESSM quadpacked configuration
  • RUM-139 Vertical Launch ASROC
  • RIM-174A Standard ERAM
  • 2 * Mark 32 triple torpedo tubes:
  • Mark 46 torpedo
  • Mark 50 torpedo
  • Mark 54 Lightweight Torpedo
Aircraft:
  • 2 * SH/MH-60R Seahawk LAMPS III helicopters
  • Aviation facilities:
  • Flight deck and enclosed hangars for two MH-60R LAMPS III helicopters

USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG-108) is an Arleigh Burke-class (Flight IIA) Aegis guided missile destroyer in the United States Navy. She is named after Rear Admiral Wayne E. Meyer, known as the Ā«Father of AegisĀ». She carries the 100th AEGIS Weapon System to be delivered to the United States Navy. Wayne E. Meyer is the 58th destroyer in her class. She was built by Bath Iron Works, and was christened by sponsor Anna Mae Meyer, wife of Admiral Meyer, and launched on 18 October 2008. She completed sea trials in June 2009 and was delivered to the Navy in July 2009. She was commissioned on the Delaware River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 10 October 2009.

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