... 1 50 m.p.h. to a dead stop in about 320 feet. suffering from dangerously stretched-out maintenance and replacement schedules ... A tour of the guided missile cruiser U.S.S. Gettysburg was given by her commanding officer. ... the Gettysburg a#39;s ability to protect a carrier battlegroup from air, surface, and subsurface threats and to conduct land ... Report for February-March 1996 Page 4 SECURITY AFFAIRS.