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- 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,...
- Bristling With New Gear, USS Pinckney Joins Pacific Fleet. Byron, Robert M.; Good, Michael R. // Sea Power;May2004, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p32
Features the USS Pinckney warship of the U.S. Navy and its inclusion to the U.S. Pacific Fleet on May 29, 2004. Characteristics of the ship; SPY-1D(V) radar; Remote Minehunting System; Aegis Weapon System; Antisubmarine warfare system; Commission of the Pinckney in Port Hueneme, California on...
- Shipping New Challenges. Hooton, E. R. // Armada International;Oct/Nov2005, Vol. 29 Issue 5, Special Section p19
Looks at the designs of the different naval ships being used by the U.S. Navy and other navies around the world as of October 2005. Landing Ship Tank-type vessels; Landing Ships Dock; Joint Support Ships.
- 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.
- 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.
- That battleshipâ€¦. R. S. M. // Classic Trains;Winter2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p14
The author talks about the description for the warship in the background of the "West Side Story" photograph in the "Bird's-Eye View" section of the Fall 2008 issue. It is said that several readers have pointed out that there was no such thing as an Arizona-class battleship. The author says that...
- The High Cost of Battleships. // New Republic;2/2/42, Vol. 106 Issue 5, p135
Presents information on the report by the House Naval Affairs Committee on profiteering in naval contracts. Discussion of voluntary offers of refunds of several million dollars by Bethlehem Steel Co. and by several repair yards in the report; Reveal of a strong anti-union bias; Discussion on the...
- 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...