Defense Chief Hagel Visiting Maine Shipyard

Updated 10 months ago

BATH, Maine (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is paying a visit to Maine’s Bath Iron Works.

Hagel plans Thursday to tour the newest destroyer, the stealthy DDG-1000, which is under construction. The stealthy ship, named the Zumwalt, is the largest destroyer ever built for the Navy. It will be christened this spring.

Hagel also will address shipbuilders and Navy personnel.

Afterward, Hagel will head to Nova Scotia for a security conference.


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