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Navy DDG(X) Next-Generation Destroyer Program: Background and Issues for Congress [Updated January 13, 2022]   [open pdf - 569KB]

From the Introduction: "The Navy's DDG(X) [Developmental Guided Missile Destroyer] program envisages procuring a class of next-generation guided-missile destroyers (DDGs) to replace the Navy's Ticonderoga (CG-47) class Aegis cruisers and its older Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) class Aegis destroyers. The Navy wants to procure the first DDG(X) in FY2028. The Navy's proposed FY2022 budget requests $121.8 million in research and development funding for the program."

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CRS In Focus, IF11679
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2022-01-13
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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