The delivery of the Navy’s $8 billion Zumwalt destroyer has been delayed again, putting it years behind schedule

The delivery of the US Navy’s $7.8 billion USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) destroyer has been delayed again, pushing its final delivery back from last month to the second quarter of fiscal year 2020, NAVSEA told Business Insider, confirming a Bloomberg report.The Zumwalt, a first-in-class destroyer that has been something of a problem child, is now years behind schedule.The Zumwalt has faced challenges with design stability, weapons systems, ammunition, and mission, among other issues.Click here for more BI Prime stories.The delivery of the US Navy’s $7.8 billion USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) destroyer has been pushed back again, putting the first-in-class ship years behind schedule.”Final delivery of DDG 1000 is planned for the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2020,” a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) spokeswoman

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