TITLE

White House Deletes Most '05 Funds For Coast Guard Patrol Aircraft

PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Sea Power;Mar2004, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Bush administration's rejection of the funding requested by the Coast Guard in procuring the HC-235 Maritime Patrol Aircraft made by EADS CASA, a Spanish division of a European consortium known as the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. (EADS). Contract of EADS in a multibillion-dollar homeland security project dubbed as the Integrated Deepwater System; Opposition from lawmakers towards the Coast Guard's sporadic funding; Objection from Congress to Coast Guard's lack of programmed funding for a training and simulation facility to support new aircraft entering into service.
ACCESSION #
12656964

 

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