TITLE

Comment and Discussion

AUTHOR(S)
Sherwood Jr., Nelson M.; Snedeker, John C.; Albertson, Mark; Parker Jr., John T.; Denihan, Shawn; Wyman, Thomas S.; Berger, David J.; Baron, J.B.; Smith-Christmas, Kenneth L.; Goure, Daniel; Sayles, Paul H.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Apr2006, Vol. 132 Issue 4, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Quotation
ABSTRACT
The article presents quotes from notable people in U.S. navy. According to the chief engineering officer, U.S. Merchant Marine, Nelson M. Sherwood, the reason U.S. shipyards haven't been able to compete in the global market is because most nations of the industrialized maritime world heavily subsidize their shipbuilding industry, which the U.S. does not. Mark Albertson discusses U.S. as a maritime nation and it is imperative that the U.S. maintain a level of naval power attendant with its interests. According to vice admiral, U.S. Navy, John T. Parker, Vice admiral J. Doyle and J. Colvard have identified a problem of fundamental importance-the removal from the acquisition process of line officer influence.
ACCESSION #
20412270

 

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