As the U.S. Navy polishes the requirements for its proposed Aegis ballistic missile defense system upgrades, companies such as Lockheed Martin and Raytheon are cranking up production to support the combat system on the restarted DDG-51 Arleigh Burke destroyer line. The Navy recently decided to restart the line to put more Aegis-equipped vessels into the fleet with tweaked combat systems for more enhanced ballistic missile defense capability. As the incumbent Aegis prime contractor, ...


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