Congress, DoD Balance Industrial Base Support, Acquisition Priorities

Keeter, Hunter C.
August 2004
Sea Power;Aug2004, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p12
Reports that the U.S. Department of Defense and Navy officials are developing acquisition strategies to strike a balance between industrial base support and an emerging set of warfighting requirements. Call of the Senate Armed Services Committee for a comprehensive review of the defense industrial base; Implications for the defense industry and shipbuilding industry; Changes in the defense acquisition enterprise that may affect business process reforms and industrial base management issues.


Related Articles

  • Military look for better buys. Pullin, John // Professional Engineering;05/12/99, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p16 

    Reports on efforts by the British Ministry of Defense (MoD) to speed up the completion of its Nimrod MRA4 program, which is meant to provide Great Britain's maritime patrol capabilities from 2001. Delay of the project; Implementation of a new regime within the Defence Procurement Agency; Role...

  • A Great Success. Branch Jr, Daniel B. // Sea Power;May2011, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p3 

    The article presents the message from the U.S. Navy League president regarding the success of their annual Sea-Air-Space Exposition held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Maryland from April 11-13, 2011. He mentions their goal to bring the defense industrial base, military...

  • READY, AYE READY! THE NORWEGIAN NAVY.  // NATO's Nations & Partners for Peace;2005, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p70 

    Provides information on the Norwegian Navy. Security threats in the Barents Sea; Overview of the defense industry in the country; Implementation of a network centric warfare concept.

  • The Navy and Canada's National Interests in this Maritime Century. McFadden, Dean // Northern Mariner / Le Marin du Nord;Jul-Oct2014, Vol. 24 Issue 3/4, p349 

    No abstract available.

  • Europe exists.  // Interavia Business & Technology;May2000, Vol. 55 Issue 642, p4 

    Editorial. Focuses on the British government's agreement with European defense companies for the modernization of Great Britain's airlifter fleet. Importance of the development to the creation of a common European procurement policy; Market base required by the European industry to compete in...

  • THE NORTH AFRICAN NAVIES.  // Naval Forces;2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p109 

    The article profiles the Royal Moroccan Navy (RMORN), the naval branch of the military of Morocco. The Royal Moroccan Navy's flag ships are the Floreal class frigates Hassan II and Mohammed V. The country has opted for its initial project of three SIGMA corvettes of the Dutch shipbuilder Schelde...

  • China Review News: China Should Focus on the Indian Ocean.  // Chinascope;Jul/Aug2014, Issue 70, p21 

    The article focuses on a commentary on China's ocean strategy published in the June 20, 2014 issue of "China Review News," criticizing its lack of focus on the Indian Ocean.

  • ASSESSING THE NEW U.S. MARITIME STRATEGY. Erickson, Andrew S. // Naval War College Review;Autumn2008, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p35 

    The article discusses China's assessment of a new U.S. maritime strategy that emphasizes building partnerships with maritime forces abroad. Although the Chinese are suspicious that the U.S. could be implementing policies inimical to their own interests under the guise of cooperation, they also...

  • British Colonial Navies.  // America;9/23/1911, Vol. 5 Issue 24, p567 

    The article comments on the colonial navies of England, Australia and Canada in 1911. It includes an in-depth analysis of the navies' sphere of action, as well as a discussion on what flag they will fly and who will exercise authority over the colonial navies. Also cited are the issues'...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics