TITLE

What the Navy Needs

AUTHOR(S)
Kondracke, Morton
PUB. DATE
April 1978
SOURCE
New Republic;4/8/78, Vol. 178 Issue 14, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the military budget decision of U.S. President Jimmy Carter. Plan of Carter for warship construction over the next five years; Recommendation of Defense Secretary Harold Brown regarding the military budget on making warships; Reduction of military budget by the Carter administration; Explanation given by the U.S. Navy to justify its demand for building more aircraft carriers; Dilemma of the Carter administration over building nuclear carriers by endorsing the Navy's current strategy; Argument that Navy suffers from administrative chaos in its ship building program.
ACCESSION #
11060497

 

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