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Synonyms for destroyer

something that causes total loss or severe impairment, as of one's health, fortune, honor, or hopes

Synonyms for destroyer

a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship

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Earlier in April the USS Jason Dunham, guided-missile destroyer, entered the Black Sea with the same purpose.
Northrop Grumman has delivered 11 CANES systems to the Navy with 10 for guided-missile destroyers and one for a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.
8 million to continue engineering and planning services on the Arleigh Burke (DDG-51)-class Aegis guided-missile destroyer program.
In April 2013, Lockheed secured an initial $57 million contract to upgrade the fleet's electronic warfare defenses on ships that included the USS Bainbridge, a guided-missile destroyer.
Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a $680 million contract for the construction of DDG 115, the third ship of the Navy's DDG 51-class guided-missile destroyer construction continuation program.
The report quoted an unidentified official as saying the 7,600-ton guided-missile destroyer, named Sejong the Great after a famous Korean king of the 15th century, ''will conduct monitoring activities in the East Sea,'' otherwise known as the Sea of Japan.
the guided-missile destroyer Curtis Wilbur left the Yokosuka naval base in Kanagawa Prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, followed by the 9,407-ton Navy missile cruiser Vincennes, which departed from the Yokosuka base at 10 a.
Navy guided-missile destroyer, USS Porter, collided with a Japanese-owned and Panamanian-flagged bulk-oil tanker, M/V Otowasan, at 1 a.
Naval vessels that have already departed from the base since the terrorist attacks last week in the United States are the guided-missile cruiser Cowpens, guided-missile destroyer Curtis Wilbur and the missile-cruiser Vincennes.
11 attacks are the guided-missile cruiser Cowpens, the guided-missile destroyer Curtis Wilbur and the missile-carrying cruiser Vincennes.
The Qingdao, a guided-missile destroyer, and the oiler Taicang will visit Pearl Harbor on Sept.
Navy Monday April 13, 2009, shows the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge underway off the coast of Somalia Sept.
Guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper provided assistance to the crew of a Pakistani-flagged fishing vessel, adrift in the Arabian Sea.
Guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) assisted four stranded mariners in the waters off San Clemente Island, Calif.
guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd "detected a suspected pirate skiff alongside