The DD(X) Multimission Surface Combatant
- Planning Firms Up for Aegis Baselines. Walsh, Edward J. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2013, Vol. 139 Issue 2, p84
The article reports that a contract for work as systems integrator for Advanced Capability Build 2016 (ACB-16) combat system is expected by the U.S. Navy by March 2013. It is noted that modifications to the Mk-41 vertical-launch system is supported by Baseline 8, formerly called ACB-08,...
- COLUMBIA, THE GEM OF THE OCEAN. Pratt, Fletcher // Saturday Evening Post;10/7/1939, Vol. 212 Issue 15, p8
The article focuses on the battle fleet of the U.S. Navy. The civilian administrative departments of the agency remain inefficient. U.S. battleships are well-protected as compared with those in Italy and Japan. Carriers from the U.S. are recognized for their speed and size.
- Navy Gets Approval For Plans To Buy 8 DD(X)s. Fein, Geoff // Defense Daily;11/29/2005, Vol. 228 Issue 34, p2
The article reports that the U.S. Navy's plan to acquire eight DD(X) destroyers had been approved as of November 29, 2005. The plan has been approved by Department of Defense acquisition chief Kenneth Krieg after the Defense Acquisition Board gave the go-ahead for DD(X) to move into the System,...
- The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). // Sea Power;Feb2004, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p12
Focuses on the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) acquisition program of the U.S. Navy. Compliance with the demanding timelines for the acquisition; Designs for the LCS; Problems in the LCS program.
- DD(X) Funding Up for Debate In House-Senate Conference. Klamper, Amy // Sea Power;Jul2004, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p8
Reports on the expected debate between the U.S. House and Senate over the future of the Navy's next-generation destroyer. Reduction of funding for the Navy's DD(X) destroyer and construction funding for the rebuilding of the first destroyer; Funding secured by Senator Susan Collins to accelerate...
- The Small-Craft ADVANTAGE. Proctor, Lieutenant Michael S.; Poling, Commander Robert E. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;May2015, Vol. 141 Issue 347, p46
The article look at the importance of using of small-craft units to U.S. Navy on both inland and coastal waters. Topic discussed include use of small-craft units by the U.S. Navy's 4th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR); use of visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) units in different military...
- THE NEXT WAVE: Assault Operations for a New Era. Williams, J. Noel // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Nov2011, Vol. 137 Issue 11, p32
The article focuses on the future of the amphibious operations in the U.S. Unmanned systems can provide improved operational capability and enhanced force-protection at significantly reduced cost. An unmanned breacher vehicle (UBV), or family of unmanned systems, could clear and mark the assault...
- GD To Hold LCS Core Mission System Open Architecture Industry Day On May 31. // Defense Daily;5/26/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 40, p8
The article reports that General Dynamics will hold an industry day on May 31, 2006 for current and potential industry suppliers in the areas of command and control, communications, sensors, weapons, effectors, sea frame control, displays and electronics for its third Littoral Combat Ship and...
- The Battleship of Texas as an Educational and Interpretive Vehicle. Ward, Barry; Grubb, Kenneth // Touchstone;2004, Vol. 23, p79
Explores the historical context of the U.S. battleship Texas. Physical description of the vessel; Overview of the warship's combat action in World War II; Function of the battleships a physical link to the evolution of naval ideology.