Pentagon, Sea Service Leaders Meet On Fate Of DDG-1000 Program

By Zachary M. Peterson / June 13, 2008 at 5:00 AM
A high-level meeting was held late yesterday to discuss the fate of what was once slated to be the Navy's prized next-generation surface combatant, which the service has recently started to distance itself from as it prepares its next long-term budget plan. Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England, Pentagon acquisition chief John Young, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead and Navy Secretary Donald Winter met June 12 on the topic of the DDG-1000, sources who did not attend the meeting...

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