USS Spruance Commissioned

KEY WEST, FL -- Key West Florida, hosted the commissioning of the USS Spruance Saturday.

It is the Navy's most advanced Arleigh Burke-Class Aegis Guided Missile Destroyer.

The ship is named after Admiral Raymond Spruance, an aircraft carrier task force commander of who served in World War Two.

The 1.2 billion dollar multi-mission ship carries Tomahawk Cruise Missiles, a five-inch gun, sonar systems and two helicopters.

The ceremony was the first time Key West hosted a naval vessel commissioning.


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