Navy using Columbia program to define DDG(X) acquisition

By Audrey Decker / April 28, 2022 at 11:18 AM
The Navy has sent Congress a plan to build the next-generation destroyer using the Columbia-class submarine program's acquisition strategy. Congress asked the Navy to provide a report on the utilization of an Integrated Product and Process Development type acquisition strategy for the DDG(X) program. An IPPD-type acquisition approach enables collaboration with shipbuilders early in the design process through Integrated Product Teams, according to a copy of the DDG(X) acquisition report obtained by Inside Defense . The Columbia program used a...

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