GAO: Flight III DDGs could deliver six to 25 months late

By Nick Wilson / June 17, 2024 at 4:59 PM
The Navy’s Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyer program could see delivery delays of six-to-25 months for the 13 vessels following lead ship Jack H. Lucas (DDG-125), according to the Government Accountability Office’s annual weapon system report , which points to performance issues with the program’s two prime contractors. In April, the Navy revealed significant production delays across its submarine and shipbuilding portfolio, following the completion of a 45-day shipbuilding review directed by the Navy secretary. Although the Flight III DDG-51...

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