TITLE

Navy Moves Toward Goal of More Surveillance With Fewer Aircraft

AUTHOR(S)
Burgess, Richard R.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Sea Power;Jun2004, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the goal of the U.S. Navy towards broader and more persistent surveillance with less manpower and lower life-cycle operational and maintenance costs. Selection of one of the two industry teams to build the Multimission Maritime Aircraft (MMA); Replacement of the Navy's fleet of P-3C Orion four-engine patrol planes by the MMA; Features incorporated in the design of the new plane. INSETS: New Aircraft to Work in Tandem;Multimission Maritime Aircraft Competitors.
ACCESSION #
13523019

 

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