The destroyer has long been the workhorse of modern navies. Come aboard its latest incarnation, the US Navy's DDG-51 Arleigh Burke. Wearing many hats in the naval theater of operations, from fleet air defense to anti-submarine warfare, its deadly combination of missiles and electronic sensors make it as formidable ship as ever before.
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