House Subcommittee to Once Again Review Navy's DDG-1000 Plan

By Thomas Duffy / July 9, 2008 at 5:00 AM
The House subcommittee that oversees the Navy's shipbuilding programs will once again examine the service's plan for building its next-generation destroyer when it meets with Navy officials at the end of the month. Rep. Gene Taylor (D-MS), the chairman of the House Armed Services seapower and expeditionary forces subcommittee, sent a July 7 letter to Navy Secretary Donald Winter asking that service representatives appear at the July 31 subcommittee hearing. Taylor wants Allison Stiller, the Navy's deputy assistant secretary for...

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