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Navy Requires $450 Million More to Complete Zumwalt-Class Due to Shipyard Performance

Navy Requires $450 Million More to Complete Zumwalt-Class Due to Shipyard Performance

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DDG-1000 under construction in 2013. US Navy Photo via General Dynamics Bath Iron Works

The procurement cost of the three-ship destroyer Zumwalt-class (DDG-1000) has increased by $449.5 million since last years largely shipyard performance issues in the construction of the ships at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, several Navy and congressional sources told USNI News. Read More