TITLE

A National Security Failure

AUTHOR(S)
McGrath, J. Michael
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Sea Power;Sep2008, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the impact of the inadequate government funding and limited shipbuilding authority given to the U.S. Navy fleet on the naval infrastructure. He muses on the number of ships needed to meet national security requirements to keep the peace, defend sea lanes from increasing threats, and safeguard the country's global interest. He comments on the need to increase the budget for Navy shipbuilding to maintain global viability and maritime superiority.
ACCESSION #
36443867

 

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