Guided-Missile Cruiser Ticonderoga VLS class

Starting from the 6th vessel, they replaced both twin Mk26 launchers with two Vertical Launching Systems (VLS) with 122 launch tubes which allow the ship to carry a wide variety of missiles, including the Tomahawk cruise missile, SAMs Standard and Evolved Sea Sparrow and the antisubmarine ASROC

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2Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPY-1 AEGIS

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United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky s-70 H-60 22

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Bath Iron Works - 7
Ingalls Shipbuilding - 15

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US NavyCG-52USS Bunker HillNNBH1986--
US NavyCG-53USS Mobile BayNMOB1987--
US NavyCG-54USS AntietamNATM1987--
US NavyCG-55USS Leyte GulfNLEG1987--
US NavyCG-56USS San JacintoNJAC1988--
US NavyCG-57USS Lake ChamplainNCPN1988--
US NavyCG-58USS Philippine SeaNWIN1989--
US NavyCG-59USS PrincetonNDIH1989--
US NavyCG-60USS NormandyNVVV1989--
US NavyCG-62USS ChancellorsvilleNCVL1989--
US NavyCG-61USS MontereyNRAR1990--
US NavyCG-63USS CowpensNCOW1991--
US NavyCG-64USS GettysburgNGTB1991--
US NavyCG-65USS ChosinNCHO1991--
US NavyCG-66USS Hue CityNHUE1991--
US NavyCG-67USS ShilohNSLH1992--
US NavyCG-68USS AnzioNZIO1992--
US NavyCG-69USS VicksburgNVMS1992--
US NavyCG-70USS Lake ErieNCDP1993--
US NavyCG-71USS Cape St. GeorgeNCSG1993--
US NavyCG-72USS Vella GulfNVLA1993--
US NavyCG-73USS Port RoyalNPTR1994--

22 units

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1982-jan-15Ordered CG-52 USS Bunker Hill
1982-jan-15Ordered CG-53 USS Mobile Bay
1983-jun-20Ordered CG-54 USS Antietam
1983-jun-20Ordered CG-55 USS Leyte Gulf
1983-jun-20Ordered CG-56 USS San Jacinto
1983-dec-16Ordered CG-57 USS Lake Champlain
1983-dec-16Ordered CG-59 USS Princeton
1983-dec-27Ordered CG-58 USS Philippine Sea
1984-jan-11Laid down CG-52 USS Bunker Hill
1984-jun-6Laid down CG-53 USS Mobile Bay
1984-nov-15Laid down CG-54 USS Antietam
1984-nov-26Ordered CG-60 USS Normandy
1984-nov-26Ordered CG-61 USS Monterey
1984-nov-26Ordered CG-62 USS Chancellorsville
1985-mar-11Launched CG-52 USS Bunker Hill
1985-mar-18Laid down CG-55 USS Leyte Gulf
1985-jul-24Laid down CG-56 USS San Jacinto
1985-aug-22Launched CG-53 USS Mobile Bay
1986-jan-8Ordered CG-63 USS Cowpens
1986-jan-8Ordered CG-65 USS Chosin
1986-feb-14Launched CG-54 USS Antietam
1986-mar-3Laid down CG-57 USS Lake Champlain
1986-apr-8Laid down CG-58 USS Philippine Sea
1986-jun-20Launched CG-55 USS Leyte Gulf
1986-oct-15Laid down CG-59 USS Princeton
1986-nov-14Launched CG-56 USS San Jacinto
1986-nov-20Commissioned CG-52 USS Bunker Hill
1987-feb-21Commissioned CG-53 USS Mobile Bay
1987-apr-3Launched CG-57 USS Lake Champlain
1987-apr-7Laid down CG-60 USS Normandy
1987-apr-16Ordered CG-66 USS Hue City
1987-apr-16Ordered CG-67 USS Shiloh
1987-apr-16Ordered CG-68 USS Anzio
1987-jun-6Commissioned CG-54 USS Antietam
1987-jun-24Laid down CG-62 USS Chancellorsville
1987-jul-12Launched CG-58 USS Philippine Sea
1987-aug-19Laid down CG-61 USS Monterey
1987-sep-26Commissioned CG-55 USS Leyte Gulf
1987-oct-2Launched CG-59 USS Princeton
1987-dec-23Laid down CG-63 USS Cowpens
1988-jan-23Commissioned CG-56 USS San Jacinto
1988-feb-25Ordered CG-69 USS Vicksburg
1988-feb-25Ordered CG-70 USS Lake Erie
1988-feb-25Ordered CG-71 USS Cape St. George
1988-feb-25Ordered CG-72 USS Vella Gulf
1988-feb-25Ordered CG-73 USS Port Royal
1988-mar-19Launched CG-60 USS Normandy
1988-jul-2Laid down CG-65 USS Chosin
1988-jul-15Launched CG-62 USS Chancellorsville
1988-aug-17Laid down CG-64 USS Gettysburg
1988-oct-23Launched CG-61 USS Monterey
1988-dec-8Commissioned CG-57 USS Lake Champlain
1989-feb-11Commissioned CG-59 USS Princeton
1989-feb-20Laid down CG-66 USS Hue City
1989-mar-11Launched CG-63 USS Cowpens
1989-mar-18Commissioned CG-58 USS Philippine Sea
1989-jul-2Launched CG-64 USS Gettysburg
1989-aug-1Laid down CG-67 USS Shiloh
1989-aug-21Laid down CG-68 USS Anzio
1989-sep-1Launched CG-65 USS Chosin
1989-nov-4Commissioned CG-62 USS Chancellorsville
1989-dec-9Commissioned CG-60 USS Normandy
1990-jan-7Deployment CG-57 USS Lake Champlain off Thailand, SH-60B 162983 accident
1990-mar-6Laid down CG-70 USS Lake Erie
1990-may-30Laid down CG-69 USS Vicksburg
1990-jun-1Launched CG-66 USS Hue City
1990-jun-16Commissioned CG-61 USS Monterey
1990-sep-8Launched CG-67 USS Shiloh
1990-sep-14Port Visit CG-59 USS Princeton to Vladivostock, in company with USS Reuben James, on a goodwill exchange
1990-nov-2Launched CG-68 USS Anzio
1990-nov-19Laid down CG-71 USS Cape St. George
1991-jan-12Commissioned CG-65 USS Chosin
1991-feb-18Deployment CG-59 USS Princeton Operation Desert Shield/Storm Damaged by two mines three hours after USS Tripoli hit a mine in the same area of the Northern Gulf, cracking the superstructure, buckling the deck and damaging the propeller shaft and rudder. Towed to Bahrain by USS Beaufort ATS-2, relieved by USS Valley Forge.
1991-mar-9Commissioned CG-63 USS Cowpens
1991-apr-22Laid down CG-72 USS Vella Gulf
1991-jun CG-64 USS Gettysburg Homeport: Mayport Florida
1991-jun-22Commissioned CG-64 USS Gettysburg
1991-jul-13Launched CG-70 USS Lake Erie
1991-sep-7Launched CG-69 USS Vicksburg
1991-sep-14Commissioned CG-66 USS Hue City
1991-oct-18Laid down CG-73 USS Port Royal
1992-jan-10Launched CG-71 USS Cape St. George
1992-may-2Commissioned CG-68 USS Anzio
1992-jun-13Launched CG-72 USS Vella Gulf
1992-jul-18Commissioned CG-67 USS Shiloh
1992-nov-14Commissioned CG-69 USS Vicksburg
1992-nov-20Launched CG-73 USS Port Royal
1993-jun-13Commissioned CG-71 USS Cape St. George
1993-jul-12Commissioned CG-72 USS Vella Gulf
1993-jul-24Commissioned CG-70 USS Lake Erie First US Navy ship Commissioned in Hawaii
1994-jun CG-64 USS Gettysburg BALTOPS 94 participated with BALTOPS 94. on board SH-60B 162099
1994-junAircraft CG-60 USS Normandy on board SH-60B 162104
1994-jul-9Commissioned CG-73 USS Port Royal
1996Deployment CG-61 USS Monterey IFOR (implementation force)
1996Deployment CG-60 USS Normandy IFOR (implementation force)
1997-jun-8Aircraft CG-71 USS Cape St. George Royal Navy 815 NAS Montrose Flt Lynx ZF557 / 444-MR detached to USS Cape St George for 3 weeks during Jun 1997.
1999-marAircraft CG-54 USS Antietam on board SH-60 162980, 165107
2002-sep-6Aircraft CG-53 USS Mobile Bay lost SH-60 164463 on Arabian Gulf
2005-jun-24Deployment CG-54 USS Antietam Fleet Review: Trafalgar 200 Present at Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, off Norris anchorage
2005-jul-1Port Visit CG-54 USS Antietam Present at International Festival of the Sea, Portsmouth
2005-sep-24Aircraft CG-71 USS Cape St. George sh-60 165110 mishap
2006-aprAircraft CG-53 USS Mobile Bay Hong Kong Super Puma onboard
2007-sep-4Deployment CG-63 USS Cowpens Exercise Malabar 07-2 Participated in multi-national exercise in Bay of Bengal, until 9 Sep.
2007-sep-4Deployment CG-59 USS Princeton Exercise Malabar 07-2 Participated in multi-national exercise in Bay of Bengal, until 9 Sep.
2010-jun-12Port Visit CG-65 USS Chosin Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review
2010-jun-13 CG-60 USS Normandy Participated with 100 years AERONAVALE with R91 Charles de Gaulle at Rade d Hyeres.
2010-jun-28Port Visit CG-64 USS Gettysburg Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
2013-jul-15 CG-54 USS Antietam Talisman Saber 2013
2013-oct-3Port Visit CG-65 USS Chosin International Fleet Review Sydney 2013 Present at 100th anniversary of the RAN Fleet Review
2013-nov-16Deployment CG-62 USS Chancellorsville damaged on port side superstructure when hit by a Northrop Grumman BQM-74 target drone, during an exercise. Damage took 6 months to repair.
2013-nov-20Deployment CG-54 USS Antietam Typhoon Haiyan relief operations ordered to Philippines in support of Typhoon Haiyan emergency operations as part of USS George Washington Carrier Group
2013-nov-20Deployment CG-63 USS Cowpens Typhoon Haiyan relief operations ordered to Philippines in support of Typhoon Haiyan emergency operations as part of USS George Washington Carrier Group
2014-mar-31Deployment CG-72 USS Vella Gulf Exercise Joint Warrior 14-1 JW 14-1
2014-mar-31Deployment CG-55 USS Leyte Gulf Exercise Joint Warrior 14-1 JW 14-1
2014-aug-11Port Visit CG-72 USS Vella Gulf visited Constanța
2014-oct-6Port Visit CG-65 USS Chosin San Francisco Fleet Week 2014 in San Franscisco for Fleet Week.
2014-oct-6Deployment CG-69 USS Vicksburg Exercise Joint Warrior 14-2 participated in JW 14-2 off north west coast of Scotland
2015-apr-11Deployment CG-68 USS Anzio Exercise Joint Warrior 15-1 departed Norfolk Naval Station, VA on 27 Mar, to participate in Exercise Joint Warrior 15-1 off NW Scotland
2015-apr-11Deployment CG-69 USS Vicksburg Exercise Joint Warrior 15-1 participated in JW 15-1 off north west coast of Scotland
2015-apr-20Deployment CG-60 USS Normandy to support operations around Yemen, deployed around Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, the Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb and the Southern Red Sea in company with USS Theodore Roosevelt.
2015-may-29Deployment CG-62 USS Chancellorsville departed San Diego for forward deployment to Japan.
2015-jun-5Deployment CG-69 USS Vicksburg BALTOPS 15 deployed to Baltic Sea for BALTOPS 2015.
2015-jun-18Homeport CG-62 USS Chancellorsville arrived in Japan to join US 7th Fleet
2015-nov-10Aircraft CG-62 USS Chancellorsville With USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group in the Philippine Sea. Japan SH-60K 8443 aboard
2017-feb-25Port Visit CG-66 USS Hue City visited Tallinn, Estonia
2017-aug-1Deployment CG-58 USS Philippine Sea Exercise Saxon Warrior 17 part of USS George H W Bush battle group
2017-aug-1Deployment CG-55 USS Leyte Gulf Exercise Saxon Warrior 17 participated in NATO exercise

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