Guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG-54)

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Classification

Basic information

Namesake:
Curtis D. Wilbur
Operator:
Country of build:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned (service):
Status:
MMSI number:
368765000

Ship measurements

Displacement:
6,900 t
Length:
154 m
Beam:
18 m
Draft:
9.4 m

Machine

Propulsion system:
Propulsion:
  • 4 * General Electric LM2500-30 gas turbines
  • 100,000 shp (75,000 kW)
  • 2 * Shafts
Speed:
30 knots
Range:
4,400 nautical miles at 20 knots (8,100 km at 37 km/h)

Personnel

Complement:
281

Combat assets

Boats & landing craft:
  • 2 * rigid hull inflatable boats
Electronics:
  • AN/SPY-1D 3D radar (Flight I,II,IIa)
  • AN/SPY-6 AESA 3D radar (Flight III)
  • 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)2 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 * 29 cell, 1 * 61 cell Mk 41 vertical launching systems with 90 * RIM-156 SM-2, BGM-109 Tomahawk or RUM-139 VL-ASROC missiles
  • 2 * Mk 141 Harpoon Missile Launcher SSM
  • 1 * Mark 45 5/54 in (127/54 mm)
  • 2 * 25 mm chain gun
  • 4 * .50 caliber (12.7 mm) guns
  • 2 * 20 mm Phalanx CIWS
  • 2 * Mk 32 triple torpedo tubes
Aircraft:
  • 2 * Sikorsky MH-60R helicopters can be embarked

USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG-54) is the fourth Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer. Curtis Wilbur was named for Curtis D. Wilbur, forty-third Secretary of the Navy, who served under President Calvin Coolidge. In 2016, she was based at Yokosuka, Japan, as part of Destroyer Squadron 15.

Built by Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine, she was commissioned in Long Beach, California, on 19 March 1994. The keynote speaker for the ceremony was then-Secretary of the Navy, John H. Dalton.

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