The USS Arleigh Burke (DDG-51), named for Admiral Arleigh Albert Burke, USN (1901-1996), is the lead ship of Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers. She was laid down by the Bath Iron Works company at Bath, Maine, on 6 December 1988, and launched on 16 September 1989 by Mrs. Arleigh Burke. The Admiral himself was present at her commissioning ceremony on 4 July 1991, held on the waterfront in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. Displacement: 8,885 tons Length: 154 m Beam: 20 m Propulsion: 4 × LM2500-30 gas turbines, 2 shafts, 100,000 hp Speed: 30+ knots Armament: 1 × 29 cell, 1 × 61 cell Mk 41 vertical launch systems with 90 × RIM-66 SM-2, BGM-109 Tomahawk or RUM-139 VL-Asroc missiles 1 × Mark 45 127/54 mm?2 × 25 mm chain gun?4 ×12.7 mm guns?2 × 20 mm Phalanx CIWS 2 × Mk 32 triple torpedo tubes Aircraft carried: 1 SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter can be embarked Item No 04523 Item Name USS Arleigh Burke DDG-51 Bar Code 9580208045238 Scale 1:350 Item Type Static Kit Model Brief Length: 439.5mm Width: 65mm Height: 154mm Total Parts 397pcs Metal Parts n/a Photo Etched Parts 1pcs Film Parts n/a Resin Parts n/a Total Sprues 8 sprues plus the upper hull , lower hull, waterline plate, main deck Paint Schemes Untied States Navy Released Date 2009-02 More Features " ~ Lower hull made from three-directional slide moulds. ~ Sponsons are represented on lower hull by slide-mold technology. ~ Separate sonar due"