Now about half-compete, the U.S. Navy’s DDG-1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer is coming to grips with the various program and design changes required in the wake of last year’s Nunn-McCurdy cost-growth breach. The Navy believes that the suggested radar modifications ordered following the breach will meet ship requirements, and the service is working to award a contract for the work to Raytheon within weeks, Capt. James Downey tells Aviation Week. As originally planned, the Zumwalt ...
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