TITLE

To Be or Not to Be. . . The New DDG

AUTHOR(S)
Polmar, Norman
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jul2008, Vol. 134 Issue 7, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the construction of the DDG-1000 or Zumwalt guided missile destroyer of the U.S. Navy, which has been meet with a lot of challenges. In February 14, 2008, Northrop Grumman and General Dynamics/Bath Iron Works Corp. were commissioned to construct the first two ships of the type. However, the members of the Congress prefer to continue building the Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) class destroyers. Other challenges and features of the DDG-1000 are presented.
ACCESSION #
33293512

 

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