DDG(X) program to focus on new hull design and integrated power system

By Audrey Decker / January 12, 2022 at 4:30 PM
The Navy is prioritizing a new hull and integrated power system for its next-generation destroyer program, Katie Connelly, DDG(X) deputy program manager, said today. While there isn’t a specific design chosen for the hull yet, the future design will accommodate different and more power-dense systems, Connelly said at the Surface Navy Association’s National Symposium. “History has shown us that the most successful way to introduce a new platform or capability to the fleet is to focus on either upgrading the...

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