Navy Destroyer Acquisition Programs

Witnesses testified about the U.S. Navy’s plans for future ship building and development of guided missile destroyers. Among the… read more

Witnesses testified about the U.S. Navy’s plans for future ship building and development of guided missile destroyers. Among the topics addressed were the capabilities of the Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) class destroyers currently used by the Navy, technology designed for a new DDG-1000 class, and recent studies indicating possible flaws in threat defenses for he new class of destroyers. They aslo talked about estimated costs involved with building new DDG-1000 class and potential use of new technology for upgrades on older destroyers. close

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Program ID:
280178-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 3, 2008
Last Aired:
Aug 18, 2008

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  • Aug 03, 2008 | 3:47am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 15, 2008 | 1:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 15, 2008 | 11:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 2008 | 4:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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