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Book/Printed Material Options for combining the Navy's and the Coast Guard's small combatant programs

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Title

  • Options for combining the Navy's and the Coast Guard's small combatant programs

Summary

  • "As part of their long-term procurement strategies, the Navy and the Coast Guard are each in the process of developing and building two types of small combatants. The Navy is building two versions of its new littoral combat ship, and the Coast Guard is building replacements for its existing classes of high-endurance cutters and medium-endurance cutters. Although all four types of ship are about the same size, they are designed to perform different missions. If the Navy's and Coast Guard's plans for their small combatant programs are fully implemented, the two services combined will spend over $47 billion over the next 20 years purchasing 83 of those ships. In light of the many pressures on the budgets of the Navy and the Coast Guard, some policymakers and analysts have questioned whether the services could combine their small combatant programs in ways that still meet their requirements but save money. This Congressional Budget Office (CBO) paper, prepared at the request of the Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee, examines three alternatives that might allow the Navy and the Coast Guard to consolidate their small combatant programs."--Pref.

Names

  • Labs, Eric Jackson
  • United States. Congressional Budget Office

Created / Published

  • Washington, DC : The Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office, [2009]

Headings

  • -  United States.--Coast Guard--Appropriations and expenditures
  • -  United States.--Navy--Appropriations and expenditures
  • -  Government vessels--United States
  • -  Ships--Purchasing--United States
  • -  Warships--United States--Design and construction

Notes

  • -  "Eric J. Labs of CBO's National Security Division wrote the paper ..."--Pref.
  • -  "July 2009."
  • -  Shipping list numbers: 2009-0409-P.
  • -  Includes bibliographical references.
  • -  Description based on print version record; resource not viewed.

Medium

  • 1 electronic resource (vi, 22 pages )

Call Number/Physical Location

  • VA53
  • CBO paper

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2023692966

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Chicago citation style:

Labs, Eric Jackson, and United States Congressional Budget Office. Options for combining the Navy's and the Coast Guard's small combatant programs. [Washington, DC: The Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office, 2009] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2023692966/.

APA citation style:

Labs, E. J. & United States Congressional Budget Office. (2009) Options for combining the Navy's and the Coast Guard's small combatant programs. [Washington, DC: The Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2023692966/.

MLA citation style:

Labs, Eric Jackson, and United States Congressional Budget Office. Options for combining the Navy's and the Coast Guard's small combatant programs. [Washington, DC: The Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office, 2009] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2023692966/>.