DD-21 Alliance Gets $124 Million Contract

By Thomas Duffy / June 14, 2001 at 5:00 AM
The Navy today awarded the DD-21 alliance a $124 million contract to continue design work on the service's 21st-century warship. The award is a modification of the alliance's existing DD-21 phase II contract. The announcement comes two days after the DD-21 was deemed not "transformational" for the Navy by a panel that was tasked by Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to examine the concepts and platforms that will transform the U.S. military to meet 21st century challenges. Retired Air Force Gen...

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