The Sweet Smell of Acquisition SUCCESS

Butler, John D.
June 2011
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2011, Vol. 137 Issue 6, p22
Conference Proceeding
The article discusses the Virginia-class submarines program of the U.S. Navy which is stated to be the most cost-saving acquisitions in the history of the U.S. Department of Defense. It reports that in 2011, the U.S. Congress authorized the U.S. Navy to build two Virginia-class submarines. It also discusses the history of the program which was started in the mid-1990s.


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