USS Curtis Wilbur
"Steel Hammer of the Fleet"
 
The guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) fires an MK 45 five-inch gun during a live-fire exercise 
PACIFIC OCEAN - The guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) fires an MK 45 five-inch gun during a live-fire exercise. The MK 45 gun is a fully-automatic naval gun capable of providing accurate naval gunfire against fast, highly-maneuverable surface targets, air threats and shore batteries. Curtis Wilbur is assigned to Destroyer Squadron 15, part of the Navy's only permanently forward-deployed naval force and is underway supporting security and stability in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam K. Thomas/Released)
USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) fires an MK 45 five-inch gun during a live-fire exercise. 
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