DD(X) Funding Up for Debate In House-Senate Conference

Klamper, Amy
July 2004
Sea Power;Jul2004, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p8
Reports on the expected debate between the U.S. House and Senate over the future of the Navy's next-generation destroyer. Reduction of funding for the Navy's DD(X) destroyer and construction funding for the rebuilding of the first destroyer; Funding secured by Senator Susan Collins to accelerate the construction of the second DD(X) in 2006.


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