By completing the 57-ship Arleigh Burke program, maintaining its current building rate for the new 21st Century Surface Combatant, and retaining ships to their expected service lives, the Navy ... The last Arleigh Burke destroyer is due to be delivered to the fleet around fiscal year 2010. ... Navy cruisers and destroyers have historically been retired by 30 years of service and frigates by 22 years of service.
|Title||:||Surface combatants Navy faces challenges sustaining its current program : report to congressional committees|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing -|