NSWC Philadelphia DDG 51-Class Land Based Engineering Site Celebrates 30 Years

October 8, 2019 – The Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Land Based Engineering Site (LBES) at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) has supported the fleet through development, testing and evaluation, and training for 30 years. The engineering site has become a staple of the life cycle engineering work performed by NSWCPD engineers. Since the Light-Off ceremony in 1989, LBES has trained more than 2000 Sailors and officers, supported all 67 DDG-51 destroyers commissioned to date, and will continue to support the future DDG 51-class destroyers as they are acquired.…

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Arleigh Burke Arrives In Malta

The visit reaffirms U.S.-Malta relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous Europe. “We are honored and excited to visit this beautiful nation,” said Cmdr. Errol Robinson, commanding officer of Arleigh Burke. “Our crew looks forward to this port visit and the relationships we expect to forge. These types of engagements solidify relations among the United States, our allies and partners, as we work toward the mutual goal of peace, prosperity and maritime stability in the Mediterranean.” During the port call, Sailors will take part…

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