The 1998 budget and accompanying outyear budget plan envision spending at least $750 million to develop a follow-on ship to the DDGa ... There will be no requirement for a follow-on to the DDG-51 class until they retire at the end of their service life. ... SC-21 is not a follow-on to DDG-51, but an entirely new class being designed to perform land attack warfare, ... Beginning in 2008, surface combatant force levels are projected to begin a long period of decline as the last DDG-51 isanbsp;...
|Title||:||Department of Defense Appropriations for 1998|
|Author||:||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on National Security|