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Tugboats eventually came to the ship's rescue and escorted it to a dock for repairs.

Well, this is embarrassing. The US Navy's newest destroyer is stuck in Panama for ten days (reportedly) undergoing repairs for another engine problem.

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Maybe they'll use railguns instead.

Unprecedented accuracy from a naval cannon, but at a pretty steep price.

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Who'd win in a fight? The US Navy's cutting-edge Zumwalt or Russia's heavily armed Kirov-class?

Supreme stealth at the expense of firepower versus extremely powerful, but antiquated, weaponry. Place your bets.

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Crew still needs certification ahead of October 15 commissioning.

The Navy officially took delivery of its very first Zumwalt-class destroyer, and is now ready to begin certifications for the ship's nearly 150 sailors.

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New destroyer will deploy reflective material so it's easier for other ships to detect it during peacetime operations.

The USS Zumwalt is so stealthy there's genuine concerns that civilian vessels won't be able to pick it up on radar in bad weather or at night.

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The Navy's biggest, most advanced destroyer has set sail for its first round of sea trials, departing from Bath Iron Works for the open ocean.

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The USS Zumwalt, the lead ship of a new class of destroyers, could hit the seas in less than a month after a successful 96-hour pier-side trial last month.