... Area TBMD capability will occur on a new construction AEGIS Destroyer vice a backfit (retrofitted) AEGIS Cruiser. ... The AEGIS program office has since reinstituted land-based testing prior to delivery to the ship in order to avoid discovery of issues at sea. Some of those issues related to interoperability problems are a larger Navy and Joint Service issue. ... These successes are essential to keeping the Navy Lower Tier baseline on schedule to support Area TBMD DT/OT in CY 2002.
|Title||:||Department of Defense Appropriations for 2000: Army acquisitions programs|
|Author||:||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Dept. of Defense|