New Destroyer Class Encounters Cost Growth; Possible Changes To Deckhouse

McCarthy, Mike
April 2013
Defense Daily;4/15/2013, Vol. 258 Issue 12, p7
Market Research Report
The article reports on the cost increases of the Zumwalt -class destroyer (DDG 1000) program of the Navy in the U.S. It states that the increasing costs of the ship's hanger and deckhouse prompted the Navy to hold the use of steel structures for its third vessel. Moreover, it mentions that Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. and General Dynamics Corp. are among the four prime contractors of the DDG.


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