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Re: DDG-1000
« Reply #360 on: December 04, 2017, 03:57:27 pm »
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Re: DDG-1000
« Reply #361 on: December 05, 2017, 07:21:53 am »
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Re: DDG-1000
« Reply #363 on: December 12, 2017, 05:31:08 pm »
Back in the days when we were going to build 32 DD(X) and follow that with a new guided missile cruiser were they any plans for new missiles that would take advantage of the greater VLS cell width of the Mark 57 VLS? I imagine that extra width would have been useful for ballistic missile defense weaponry for CG(X), back before that was cancelled at least.
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Re: DDG-1000
« Reply #364 on: December 12, 2017, 06:01:17 pm »
Back in the days when we were going to build 32 DD(X) and follow that with a new guided missile cruiser were they any plans for new missiles that would take advantage of the greater VLS cell width of the Mark 57 VLS? I imagine that extra width would have been useful for ballistic missile defense weaponry for CG(X), back before that was cancelled at least.

Standard Missile 27. I think it's covered over in the Standard Missile topics section.

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Re: DDG-1000
« Reply #366 on: January 12, 2018, 05:17:09 am »
"DARPA Hard"  It ain't what it use to be.

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Re: DDG-1000
« Reply #367 on: January 12, 2018, 11:35:51 am »
It almost makes me cry how badly this whole program has been handled.  There's no excuse for AGS to not be able to at least fire Army 155mm ammunition, which would be saving the Navy so much pain right now.


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Re: DDG-1000
« Reply #368 on: January 12, 2018, 10:35:37 pm »
Are there concerns about the environment (corrosion?) that might make them shy away from the Army standard rounds? Or just normal Navy acquisition issues?

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Re: DDG-1000
« Reply #369 on: January 13, 2018, 08:04:14 am »
Are there concerns about the environment (corrosion?) that might make them shy away from the Army standard rounds? Or just normal Navy acquisition issues?
The barrel rifling and ammunition handling system were tailored to the LRLAP. One of the drivers for the DD-21 program to switch from VGAS to AGS was the ability to fire unguided rounds, I believe they were looking at both a Navy-specific round and something cross-compatible with the Army's. But my understanding  is that when the program was reorganized as DD(X) the cross-compatability was ditched and the Navy "dumb" round was subsequently cancelled. Anything you want to fire through AGS now has to be designed for it or fit in a sabot that has been designed for it, which is why the sub-caliber Vulcano and HVP have been mooted as options.

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Re: DDG-1000
« Reply #370 on: January 17, 2018, 05:37:22 pm »
This is tragic.  So much money went into this.  And it's not like the prime contractor didn't deliver.  Considering by today's standard, the contractor did a quite competent job delivering something with so much new technology. 

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Re: DDG-1000
« Reply #371 on: January 17, 2018, 06:32:30 pm »
Are there concerns about the environment (corrosion?) that might make them shy away from the Army standard rounds? Or just normal Navy acquisition issues?

None of them can really meet the Navy's IM requirements particularly the hot gun barrel requirements.

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Re: DDG-1000
« Reply #372 on: January 18, 2018, 09:14:20 am »
DDG 1000 Program Manager's Presentation  from SNA18.
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Re: DDG-1000
« Reply #374 on: February 05, 2018, 04:20:41 pm »
DDG-1001 ;D