A Dangerous Course Change?

Branch Jr., Daniel B.
January 2010
Sea Power;Jan2010, Vol. 53 Issue 1, preceding p1
The article presents the author's view concerning the prioritization of building ships for armed forces in the U.S. He offers his doubt on whether U.S. President Barack Obama is prioritizing the 300-plus ship Navy, for giving only 14.7 billion dollars instead of 25-27 billion dollars doe building of 11-12 ships per year. The author also mentions that the country needs to have a Navy large enough to meet the critical challenges around the world and guard the country's interests.


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