USS Sam Nunn
USS is a planned Sam Nunn (DDG-133) Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer of the United States Navy, the 83th overall for the class. She will be named in honor of  Samuel Augustus Nunn, Jr., a U.S. Senator represented Georgia who served the Senate from 1972 to 1997 and served as chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services and the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. On 6 May 2019 she was named by Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer.
Graphical depiction of USS
Sam Nunn (DDG-133)
United States Name:
USS Sam Nunn Namesake:
Sam Nunn Awarded:
27 September 2018  Builder:
General characteristics 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 Armament:
2 × SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopters
Flight deck, Hangar bay References
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"Sam Nunn (DDG 133)". Naval Vessel Register . Retrieved . 10 May 2019
"SECNAV Names New Destroyer In Honor of US Senator from Georgia" (Press release). United States Navy. 6 May 2019. NNS190506-01 . Retrieved . 10 May 2019
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