BATH, Maine — As the U.S. Navy and the industry team working on the DDG 1000 Zumwalt destroyer start to bring that ship to life, the focus is on avoiding some of the pitfalls that have tripped up the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). As was intended initially for the first Zumwalt-class destroyers, the lead LCS vessels were  built with research and development funds as the Navy looked to incorporate new technology — or uniquely combine existing equipment — in futuristic ship ...


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