GAO: Zumwalt-class mission change to cost $1 billion

May 15, 2019 at 3:31 PM
The mission alteration for the Navy's Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyers will cost approximately $1 billion, according to a recent Government Accountability Office report that cites service officials. The yearly report , published last week to assess the Pentagon's weapon systems, states that the "planned modifications to support the new mission" of the Zumwalt class will cost the service $1 billion "from non-acquisition accounts." "Navy officials are in the process of determining the operational concept for the ship within its new...

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