Navy DDG-51 and DDG-1000 Destroyer Programs: Background and Issues for Congress

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This report presents background information and potential oversight issues for Congress on the Navy's Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) and Zumwalt (DDG-1000) class destroyer programs. The Navy's proposed FY2016 budget requests funding for the procurement of two DDG-51s, including the first of a new DDG-51 design variant called the Flight III design, which is to carry a new and more capable radar called the Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR).

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O'Rourke, Ronald September 22, 2015.

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  • Main Title: Navy DDG-51 and DDG-1000 Destroyer Programs: Background and Issues for Congress
  • Series Title: Fiscal Year 2016

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This report presents background information and potential oversight issues for Congress on the Navy's Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) and Zumwalt (DDG-1000) class destroyer programs. The Navy's proposed FY2016 budget requests funding for the procurement of two DDG-51s, including the first of a new DDG-51 design variant called the Flight III design, which is to carry a new and more capable radar called the Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR).

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O'Rourke, Ronald. Navy DDG-51 and DDG-1000 Destroyer Programs: Background and Issues for Congress, report, September 22, 2015; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc795698/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.