2005 Budget Plan Funds Nine Ships; Outlook is for 17 New Ships in 2009

Burgess, Richard R.
March 2004
Sea Power;Mar2004, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p39
Focuses on the U.S. Navy's proposed budget for fiscal year 2005 regarding ship procurement. Increase in the purchase of ships as compared to 2004; Source of funding for the Littoral Combat Ship; Inclusion of three Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers in the 2005 spending plan; Development of the aircraft carrier, the CVN 21 class.


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