Top Navy Officials Grilled On Ship Maintenance Funds
- Funding Boost for 2010 Still Falls Short of Shipbuilding Goals. Scully, Megan; Burgess, Richard R.; Marcario, John C.; Eisman, Dale // Sea Power;Feb2010, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p6
The article reports on the approval of the final defense appropriations bill for fiscal 2010 in Washington D.C. on December 19, 2009. It notes that the final 2010 bill is worth 636.3 billion dollars which includes the 15 billion dollar budget for shipbuilding. However, it mentions that the...
- Yesterday's Weekend Warriors Become Total-Force NRF. Kreisher, Otto // Sea Power;Feb2002, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p43
Focuses on the needed funding of the U.S. Navy to meet its heavy operational tempo. Critical functions of the U.S. Navy reservists; Different sources of procurement money; Priorities of the U.S. Navy; Activation of the Naval Reserve Force's Mobile Inshore Underwater Warfare and Seabee units.
- Navy could face $10 billion in cuts. Bennett, John T. // Hill;7/14/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 103, p10
The article reports on the government's cut by 10 billion dollars for the U.S. Navy's fiscal 2013 budget.
- Navy Begins Exploring Cost Savings For Block IV Virginia-Class Subs. Fein, Geoff // Defense Daily;5/5/2009, Vol. 242 Issue 24, p6
The article focuses on the plans of the U.S. Navy to lower the overall lifecycle cost of the Virginia-class submarine program. It is stated that the Navy is focused only on ship acquisition costs while trying not to pass on the bill on operating and support costs. The Virginia-class program is...
- Taking a Toll. WITTMAN, AMY L. // Sea Power;Mar2012, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p4
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the $7 billion spent by the U.S. Navy to combat corrosion, how to extend hull life and keep ships from dry dock, and the problems encountered in conducting the LPD 17 program, which...
- Institutionalizing Modular Adaptable Ship Technologies. Doerry, Norbert H. // Journal of Ship Production & Design;Aug2014, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p126
The U.S. Navy is tasked within a constrained budget with fulfilling its missions in an environment of evolving threats and a corresponding rapidly evolving mission system technology base. Modular Adaptable Ship technologies enable the affordable transformation of a ship over its service life to...
- Navy reduces readiness to finance 600-ship... Greeley Jr., B.M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/7/88, Vol. 128 Issue 10, p16
The Navy is projecting a savings of up to $1.6 billion annually by buying fewer spare parts and accepting lower aircraft readiness rates. The service will then be able to fund the construction of submarines and surface combatants to fill out a 600-ship fleet. Upgrades to shore-based support...
- Navy selects Hughes HS601 as its UHF... Dornheim, M.A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/8/1988, Vol. 129 Issue 6, p22
Reports that the U.S. Navy chose Hughes Space and Communications Group's new HS601 satellite bus for its ultra-high frequency follow-on satellite. Australia has also chosen the HS601 for its next generation of communications spacecraft. Navy contract, launch schedule, geosynchronous orbit.
- Navy shuns credit for cuts. Flournoy, M.A. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jul/Aug1989, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p3
Discusses the US Navy's decision last August to retire three types of short-range missiles from its nuclear arsenal at sea, unilaterally scrapping about 1,100 tactical nuclear weapons based on US ships and submarines. Analysis and implication of the decision.