Despite earlier government reports questioning the speed and quality of some components of the latest Aegis upgrade efforts, the newest rendition — Baseline 9 — is moving along just fine, says one of the key U.S. Navy officers overseeing the program. In a report released earlier this year, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) said recent Aegis upgrades were proving more costly and time-consuming than the Navy had initially planned or hoped. But Capt. Jim Kilby, Navy ...

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