USS FARRAGUT


Characteristics

General Information

  • Builder: General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine
  • Hull Length (Overall): 509.5 ft
  • Beam: 66 ft
  • Draft (Navigation): 31 ft
  • Displacement: 9,300 Tons
  • Speed: 30+ Knots

Weapons

  • One MK45 MOD 1 5”/62 Caliber Gun Mount
  • Two MK 41 Vertical Launching Systems
  • One CIWS Blk 1B Phalynx Weapon System 
  • Evolved Sea Sparrow
  • Vertical Launch ASROC, Standard, and Tomahawk Missiles
  • Two MK 32 MOD 14 Triple Torpedo Tubes
  • MK 46 and MK 50 Torpedoes
  • MK-53 Decoy Launching System
  • Super Rapid Blooming Off-board Chaff

Sensors

  • AN/SPY-1D 3-D Search/Track Radar
  • Bridgemaster Navigational Radar
  • AN/SPS-67(V)3 Surface Search Radar
  • AN/SQQ-89(V)15 USW Combat System Suite
  • AN/SLQ-32(V)2 Electronic Warfare System

Engineering

  • 4 LM2500 Marine Gas Turbine Engines (100,000 HP)
  • 3 Rolls Royce 3000 kW Gas Turbine Generators
  • 2 Shafts with CRP (Controllable Reversible Pitch) Propellers

Air Power

  • Aircraft: SH-60 Light Airborne Multi-Purpose Helos

Milestones

  • Keel Date: January 7, 2004
  • Launch Date: July 9, 2005
  • Commission Date: June 10, 2006
  • Deployed Mar 08 on maiden deployment