TITLE

Shrinking the Status-Quo Navy

AUTHOR(S)
McDevitt, Michael
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2011, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that reductions in the defense budgets can dramatically constrain the overall size of the U.S. Navy and change the status of being a balanced fleet. Though the present navy can meet challenges, the concern is whether it will be able to do them in the future. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) concludes that in 30 years there will be significant shortages based on today's requirements in cruisers, destroyers, attack submarines, and amphibious ships.
ACCESSION #
58545728

 

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