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  Admiral Arleigh Burke
Burke's photographs of the Admiral in his youth, is one of several institutions honoring his service.
Admiral Arleigh A. Burke was born on Oct 19, 1901 on a farm on Baseline Road.
The group’s first goal was to rename a city park in Burke’s honor and in January 1997, the former Thunderbird Park at the corner of Mohawk and Pawnee Drive was officially renamed Admiral Arleigh A. Burke Memorial Park.
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  Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, USN
Arleigh Albert Burke, the grandson of a Swedish immigrant, was born on a farm in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains near Boulder, Colorado on 19 October 1901, the first of six children.
Burke was disappointed in the assignment which took him away from his beloved destroyers; Mitscher was equally disappointed to find that his highly capable aviator chief of staff was to be relieved by a surface officer.
Burke, who had earlier been promoted to the wartime rank of Commodore, reverted to his permanent rank of Captain and was reassigned to the Navy Department in Washington to head a new section for defense against kamikaze attacks.
navysite.de /people/aaburke.htm   (2230 words)

  
 Arleigh Burke
Arleigh Albert Burke—born on 19 October 1901 in Boulder, Colo.—entered the Naval Academy on 26 June 1919 and graduated on 7 June 1923.
Burke soon emerged as a combat leader, earning the Navy Cross for leading the "Little Beavers," as DesRon 23 came to be called, in the first bombardment of the Buka-Bonis area and the first daylight bombardment of Japanese positions in the Short-lands.
Burke unhesitatingly proceeded to a compartment in which men were trapped, and despite fire and heavy smoke, succeeded in evacuating the sailors there.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/a12/arleigh_burke.htm   (1510 words)

  
 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Admiral Arleigh Burke, USN
Arleigh A. Burke was born far from the sea in Boulder, Colorado, on October 19, 1901.
Admiral Burke's keen discernment and decisive judgment were of inestimable value in countering enemy intransigence, misrepresentation and evasion with reasoned negotiation demonstrable truth and conciliatory measures.
Admiral Burke was presented a Gold Star in lieu of a Third Distinguished Service Medal by President John F. Kennedy at the White House on July 26, 1961.
www.medaloffreedom.com /ArleighBurke.htm   (2645 words)

  
 "SAILOR'S SAILOR" ARLEIGH BURKE DIES
Arleigh A. Burke, whose courage and speedy sailing made him one of the Navy's biggest heroes during World War II and who later sped past more senior admirals to take charge of the service during a critical peacetime transition, died Monday.
Burke commanded a cruiser division during the Korean War and was a United Nations delegate to the truce talks that ultimately ended that conflict.
Burke was promoted over 92 flag officers who were ahead of him on the seniority list as Eisenhower sought to shake up a Navy that was widely seen as struggling to adapt in the postwar era.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /VA-news/VA-Pilot/issues/1996/vp960102/01020049.htm   (1088 words)

  
 Asia Pacific Defense Forum Fall 1998
The Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyers are, for their size, the deadliest U.S. Navy fighting ships ever launched.
Designed for survivability, the Burke class incorporates all-steel construction and many damage control features that are a direct result of lessons learned during the 1981 Falkland Islands War, and from the May 1987 accidental attack on the USS Stark (FFG 31)in the Persian Gulf.
Admiral Burke is remembered for being "relentless in combat" and" revered by his crew." These are the same qualities that symbolize the Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer.
www.pacom.mil /forum/Fall_98/ArleighB_r.html   (1738 words)

  
 Naval Technology - Arleigh Burke Class (Aegis) - Guided Missile Destroyers
The Arleigh Burke class destroyers are equipped with the Aegis Combat System which integrates the ship's sensors and weapons systems to engage anti-ship missile threats.
Arleigh Burke vessels are being fitted with the Evolved Seasparrow Missile (ESSM), developed by Raytheon.
The Arleigh Burke destroyers are armed with 56 Tomahawk cruise missiles.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/burke   (1477 words)

  
 Admiral Arleigh Burke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Arleigh Albert Burke was born on a farm outside Boulder, Colorado in October 1901.
It was in this period that his belief in the importance of thorough training was validated--as he explained to his subordinates, in combat your outfit could expect to do only about as well as it had trained to do beforehand.
During Dwight Eisenhower's terms as President in the 1950s, Arleigh Burke served as Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) for six years.
www.history.navy.mil /bios/burke.htm   (317 words)

  
 DDG 51 Arleigh Burke
The USS Arleigh Burke is the first ship of the AEGIS destroyer class, it was commissioned on the Fourth of July, 1991.
In April 2001 the USS Arleigh Burke was attached to the USS Harry S Truman Battle Group, deployed to the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Southern Watch, it returned to Norfolk, Va., in late May.
Admiral Burke's Destroyer Squadron 23, represented by the border of 23 ovals, was the only United States Destroyer Squadron awarded a Presidential Unit Citation, signified by the canton of blue, yellow, and red.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/navy/ddg-51.htm   (519 words)

  
 Arleigh Burke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Convinced that the inadequaces of his secondary education put him behind other Midshipmen in his class, Burke decided that he could only overcome this deficiency by working more diligently at his studies than the others.
It was in this period that his belief in the importance of thorough training was validated -- as he explained to his subordinates, in combat your outfit could expect to do only about as well as it had trained to do beforehand.
During Dwight Eisenhower's term as President in the 1950s, Arleigh Burke served as Chief of Naval Operations for six years.
www.worldsfinestnavy.com /ArleighBurke.html   (311 words)

  
 Panda Models 1/350 USS Arleigh Burke
USS ARLEIGH BURKE, the first ship of the AEGIS Destroyer class, was commissioned in Norfolk, Virginia, on July 4th, 1991.
During her fourth cruise in 2000-2001, ARLEIGH BURKE saw service in the Mediterranean and Red Seas and the Arabian Gulf, enforcing United Nations sanctions against Iraq and conducting exercises with allied and coalition naval partners.
ARLEIGH BURKE has earned one Navy Unit Commendation, three Meritorious Unit Commendations, three Battle Efficiency Awards, the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Kuwait Liberation Medal, and four Sea Service Deployment Ribbons.
www.internetmodeler.com /2003/august/first-looks/Panda_Burke.htm   (676 words)

  
 Destroyer Squadron (DesRon) 23, the "Little Beavers" — Tribute to Adm. Arleigh Burke
Arleigh Burke was an outstanding destroyer commander before he came to Destroyer Squadron 23 and he was surely even better when he left.
Of course, we were in Bath, Maine in 1989 for the launching of the USS Arleigh Burke and we mustered over five hundred in Norfolk for the glorious Fourth of July commissioning of his ship.
It is a great privilege and honor to have the legacy of “31-knot” Burke and his “Little Beavers” carried to the next century in such a glorious manner.
www.destroyerhistory.org /desron23/tribute.html   (1180 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Admiral Arleigh Burke: Books: E. B. Potter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Arleigh Burke is considered the father of the modern U.S. Navy to many.
The author also fully examines Burke’s postwar service as a United Nations delegate to the Korean truce talks and his unprecedented six-year tenure as chief of naval operations from 1955 to 1961, where he was a strong advocate of carrier aviation, nuclear propulsion, and a major force in developing the Navy’s Polaris missile program.
Admiral Burke, by then unable to read because of failing eyesight, listened to the book as it was read by his wife and assisted in the correction of errors.
www.amazon.com /Admiral-Arleigh-Burke-E-Potter/dp/1591146925   (1322 words)

  
 Amazon.de: Admiral Arleigh Burke: English Books: E. B. Potter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
One of the military's most colorful figures, and the last surviving WW II naval commander, "31-Knot Burke" was a destroyer captain in the Solomons campaign, served as Admiral Marc Mitscher's chief of staff in the final two years of the war and, in 1955, was chosen over 91 senior admirals as Chief of Naval Operations.
Considered by many to be the father of the modern U.S. Navy, Arleigh Burke was a sea warrior, strategist, and unparalleled service leader whose impact on the course of naval warfare is still felt today.
Noted historian E.B. Potter's biography follows Burke's distinguished naval career from the his early days at the Naval Academy through the dramatic destroyer operations in the Solomons, where he earned his nickname "31-Knot Burke," to his participation, as chief of staff to Vice Admiral Marc Mitscher, in the crucial carrier operations of World War II.
www.amazon.de /Admiral-Arleigh-Burke-E-Potter/dp/1591146925   (430 words)

  
 Welcome to Arleigh A. Burke Tribute Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Arleigh Burke was born on October 19, 1901, in Boulder, CO. He graduated from the US Naval Academy on June 8, 1923.
Adm Burke served as a Destroyer Division and Squadron Commander in the Pacific during WWII, where he became one of the most famous Destroyer Captains of the war.
Adm Burke died on January 1, 1996, and is buried at the US Naval Academy Cemetary.
www.military.com /HomePage/UserCreatedTributePage/0,10980,715061,00.html   (165 words)

  
 DDG-51 ARLEIGH BURKE-class - Navy Ships
The Navy considers the newest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer to be its most capable and survivable surface combatant.
Completion of the Arleigh Burke destroyer program, along with the earlier procurement of Ticonderoga-class cruisers, will allow the Navy to achieve a force of 84 Aegis-capable surface combatants by fiscal year 2010.
The Navy's Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) Class Industrial Base Study of 1993 stated that procurement of three destroyers per year could only sustain the destroyer industrial base if some additional, non-DDG 51 work, were available to each sipbuilder.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ship/ddg-51.htm   (8886 words)

  
 Northrop Grumman to Sponsor Naval Institute's Arleigh Burke Essay Contest : ArriveNet Press Releases : Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Arleigh Burke Essay contestants, writing within the broad topic of advancing the knowledge of sea power, include the most serious thinkers on military topics today and throughout its long history.
Originally titled the General Prize Essay Contest when it began in 1879, the competition was renamed in 1985 in honor of Adm. Burke, one of the most beloved and respected chiefs of naval operations.
Born on Oct. 19, 1901, Adm. "31 Knot" Burke was known for driving his destroyers as fast as possible while retaining enough fuel to win decisive sea battles in the Pacific during World War II.
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 Golden Age Weaponsmiths Arleigh Burke class Destroyers
A large portion of the United States Navy, over sixty ships, were Arleigh Burke class destroyers of various flights and the United States Navy could not afford to immediately replace all of the destroyers and decided instead of rebuilt about half of the Burke class and decommission the remaining as replacement ships were built.
The upgraded Burke class frigates were taken out of service just as the United States began replacing gas turbines in their navy with fusion turbines.
On Burke class destroyers serving in the Coalition Navy, the close in weapon system was replaced by a rail gun but on the ships sold to other governments, the Vulcan cannon has been retained with ramjet rounds replacing the standard ammunition.
www.kitsune.addr.com /Rifts/Rifts-Earth-Vehicles/Golden_Age/GAW_Burke_Destroyers.htm   (3308 words)

  
 Factsheets Database - DDG-51 ARLEIGH BURKE-class - Powered by ReviewPost
The initial ARLEIGH BURKE-class guided missile destroyers have a full load displacement of 8,300 tons, are 506 feet in overall length and have a 62 foot beam.
Completion of the Arleigh Burke destroyer program, along with the earlier procurement of Ticonderoga-class cruisers, will allow the Navy to achieve a force of 84 Aegis-capable surface combatants by fiscal year 2010.
The Navy's Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) Class Industrial Base Study of 1993 stated that procurement of three destroyers per year could only sustain the destroyer industrial base if some additional, non-DDG 51 work, were available to each sipbuilder.
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 Savage, Ships, DDG - Arleigh Burke - United States
Arleigh Burke Destroyer model containing 1 Harpoon and 2 Tomahawk engagements.
Arleigh Burke model without missiles and corresponding routes.
Arleigh Burke Prototype model without missiles and corresponding routes, built for USS Cole Model.
web.nps.navy.mil /~brutzman/Savage/Ships/DDG-ArleighBurke-UnitedStates/index.html   (114 words)

  
 CPO earns Arleigh Burke Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Awarded annually by the Surface Navy Association, the Arleigh Burke award recognizes those individuals who have demonstrated superior operational expertise and professionalism in the execution of their duties while deployed as a part of a battle group, amphibious ready group, or forward-deployed Unit.
In his role as Curtis Wilbur's signals officer, the Arleigh Burke Award Winner executed honors and ceremonies throughout a high-visibility Arabian Gulf deployment that included visits by the commander, U.S. Fifth fleet, the American Ambassador to United Arab Emirates, Commander-in-Chief U.S. Central Command and Commander-in-Chief U.S. Pacific Fleet.
Quinn of Philadelphia, Penn. An Arleigh Burke class-guided missile destroyer, it is the fourth of the most powerful and survivable class of destroyers ever put to sea.
www.c7f.navy.mil /news/2000/04/24.htm   (419 words)

  
 Type 52C VS. Arleigh Burke - Page 4 - China Defence Today Forum
For CIWS the Arleigh Burke FlightIIA carries the evolved sea sparrow.
In the ASM mode the Burke carries the Harpoon and the Tomahawk ASM.
it was already clear that the burke was superrior to the 52c in airdefence.
www.sinodefenceforum.com /showthread.php?t=71&page=4   (1676 words)

  
 Type 52C VS. Arleigh Burke - China Defence Today Forum
All I can say is that the Burke, with the latest Aegis weapons system and the ability to change its magazine load to suite its mission, will wipe the floor of a squadron of 052C.
However, the likelihood is, the Burke would win, based on systems and crew efficiency and experience.
Burkes are all equipped with Mk.41 VLS, and carry 29 SM-2s forward and 61 in the rear magazine withTHREE SPG-62 directors.
www.sinodefenceforum.com /showthread.php?t=71   (2409 words)

  
 Arleigh Burke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He usually did, but while enroute to a rendezvous prior to the Battle of Cape St. George, a boiler casualty limited his squadron to 31 knots, rather than the 34 they were otherwise capable of.
While serving as Commander Cruiser Division Five from May to September 1951, and also as a Member of the Military Armistice Commission in Korea, Admiral Burke was awarded an oak leaf cluster in lieu of a fourth Legion of Merit by the Army (Headquarters U.S. Army Forces, Far East) by General Order #5, as follows:
He also has been awarded the Ui Chi Medal and the Presidential Unit Citation from the Republic of Korea as well as the Order of the Rising Sun, First Class by the Government of Japan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arleigh_Burke   (2091 words)

  
 ARLEIGH BURKE Class
USS THE SULLIVANS (DDG 68) is one of the ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51) class of AAW destroyers serving with the US Navy.
While only 60 feet longer than ST. JOHN'S, the BURKE class is rather beamier than the HALIFAX class, has a higher bow and superstructure, and displaces about three thousand tons more.
Along with the forward launcher, this gives the BURKE class the ability to carry up to 90 missiles (96 if the strikedown crane is omitted, as will be done in the Flight IIA ships).
www.hazegray.org /features/nato/us/burke   (730 words)

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