US Military News • US Navy Destroyer – Weapons Live-Fire – 17 May 2021

US Navy Destroyer

Here is footage of the 5 inch live-fire performed on USS Paul Ignatius

#USNavy USS Paul Ignatius is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer of the United States #Navy. She is named for Paul Ignatius who served as United States Secretary of the Navy under President Lyndon Johnson from 1967 to 1969. Ignatius had previously served as a commissioned lieutenant in the Navy during World War II.

Length: 155 m
Construction started: October 20, 2015
Launched: November 12, 2016
Beam: 20 m
Homeport: Mayport, Jacksonville, #Florida
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding