TITLE

Funding Boost for 2010 Still Falls Short of Shipbuilding Goals

AUTHOR(S)
Scully, Megan; Burgess, Richard R.; Marcario, John C.; Eisman, Dale
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Sea Power;Feb2010, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the approval of the final defense appropriations bill for fiscal 2010 in Washington D.C. on December 19, 2009. It notes that the final 2010 bill is worth 636.3 billion dollars which includes the 15 billion dollar budget for shipbuilding. However, it mentions that the fiscal year 2010 shipbuilding budget is not enough for the quantity of ships needed to reach and maintain the required fleet size of 313 ships.
ACCESSION #
47791063

 

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