Navy shipbuilding has been plagued for the last decade by programs running over-budget and underperforming once completed, according to a new government report, resulting in a smaller fleet than previously planned. CNO: Lessons from Zumwalt-class Key to Next Surface Combatant. The U.S. Navy's newest warship, USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) passes Coronado bridge on its way to Naval Base San Diego. Zumwalt is the lead ship of a class of next-generation multi-mission destroyers, now homeported in San Diego. US Navy photo. Destroyer Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001) underway during trials. BIW Photo. VIDEO: Navy Commissions Guided-Missile Destroyer USS Michael Monsoor. USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) departs San Diego as part of an operational underway on March 8, 2019. US Navy Photo. The Navy commissioned its newest warship, a sleek, high-tech destroyer bearing the name of a fallen Navy SEAL who gave his life to save others when their team came under attack during fighting in Iraq. Read More→. This post has been updated to include a statement from Rolls-Royce, and again to include a statement from Naval Sea Systems Command. Destroyer Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001) underway during trials. BIW Photo. Get USNI News updates delivered to your inbox. Second Zumwalt Destroyer Needs New Engine After Turbine Blades Damaged in Sea Trials. Price Hikes, Production Delays Mark Navy Shipbuilding for Past Decade. The second Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer has left a shipyard in Maine on Friday bound for California, Naval Sea Systems Command said in a statement. Read More→. This post has been updated to include an Aug. 22 statement by the Navy. Second Zumwalt Destroyer Arrives in San Diego; Third Launches in Maine. This post has been updated with additional information on the status of Zumwalt's combat system activation. Second Zumwalt Destroyer Michael Monsoor Leaves Bath Iron Works for California. CAPITOL HILL– Major parts from the Navy's abbreviated class of Zumwalt destroyers (DDG-1000) will be integrated into the service's program to replace the aging fleet of guided-missile cruisers, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson said on Tuesday. Read More→. The guided-missile destroyer Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) transits the San Diego Bay. The future USS Michael Monsoor is the second ship in the Zumwalt-class of guided-missile destroyers and will undergo a combat availability and test period. The ship is scheduled to be commissioned into the Navy Jan. 26, 2019, in Coronado, Calif. US Navy photo. Navy Battle Force Tally Dips By 2, After New Ship-Counting Rules Postpone Zumwalt Destroyers. Destroyer USS Zumwalt Headed to Canada as Part of First 'Operational Underway'. The Navy's second Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer arrived in San Diego ahead of its planned commissioning ceremony next month, and the third and final ship of the class was launched over the weekend. Read More→. USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) steams in formation with USS Independence (LCS-2) and USS Bunker Hill (CG-52) on Dec. 8, 2016. US Navy Photo.