Navy CG(X) Cruiser Program: Background, Oversight Issues, and Options for Congress
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE
Pagination or Media Count:
The Navy is currently developing technologies and studying design options for a planned new cruiser called the CGX. The Navy wants to procure a total of 19 CGXs as replacements for its 22 existing Ticonderoga CG-47 class Aegis cruisers. The Navy wants to procure the first CGX in FY2011 and the second in FY2013. The Navy wants the CGX to be a highly capable multi-mission ship with an emphasis on air defense and ballistic missile defense BMD.
- Marine Engineering