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GAO Delivers DD (X) Program Interim Report

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Technological development for the U.S. Navy's advanced DD(X) destroyer is still lagging despite progress in a number of areas, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a report issued June 14. GAO cited issues of technology maturity in certain areas, including volume search radar, and expressed concern that delayed testing may not offer important answers before key decisions are made. The full report can be found here in PDF format. The DD (X) destroyer program is currently is approaching two key decision points....

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