TITLE

The Navy and Its DDG-1000--Heading Wrong

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep2007, Vol. 133 Issue 9, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents comments of army personnel Bob A. Cabbert and commander Robert H. Downie on an article on the U.S. navy and its DDG-1000 by R.H. Smith. According to Smith's article, DDG-1000 have a tumble-home, whaleback design. Downie believes that Smith's comments are right on target. Downie says that the U.S. needs sufficient numbers of Captain Smith's ships that are good at many tasks and not only a handful of gold-plated warships, that are capable of meeting all threats.
ACCESSION #
26737785

 

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