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Navy Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program: Background and Issues for Congress

Navy Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program: Background and Issues for Congress

Date: November 19, 2010
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Description: This report discusses the Aegis ballistic missile defense (BMD) program. Under current Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Navy plans, the number of BMD-capable Navy Aegis ships is schedule to grow from 20 at the end of FY2010 to 38 at the end of FY2015. This report discusses the concerns some have over BMD expansion, as well as BMD funding issues.
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Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program: Background, Issues, and Options for Congress

Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program: Background, Issues, and Options for Congress

Date: September 27, 2010
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Description: The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) is a relatively inexpensive Navy surface combatant equipped with modular "plug-and-fight" mission packages. The Navy's FY2011-FY2015 shipbuilding plan calls for procuring 17 more LCSs in annual quantities of 2, 3, 4, 4, and 4. This report details this shipbuilding plan, the Navy's budget proposals, and a new LCS acquisition strategy proposed by the Navy on September 16, 2009. FY2011 issues for Congress include whether to approve, reject, or modify the Navy's request for FY2011 procurement and advance procurement funding for the LCS program, and whether to provide any additional direction to the Navy regarding LCS acquisition strategy.
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Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program: Background, Issues, and Options for Congress

Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program: Background, Issues, and Options for Congress

Date: October 14, 2010
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Description: The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) is a relatively inexpensive Navy surface combatant equipped with modular "plug-and-fight" mission packages. FY2011 issues for Congress include whether to approve, reject, or modify the Navy's request for FY2011 procurement and advance procurement funding for the LCS program, and whether to provide any additional direction to the Navy regarding LCS acquisition strategy.
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Tactical Aircraft Modernization: Issues for Congress

Tactical Aircraft Modernization: Issues for Congress

Date: December 15, 2004
Creator: Bolkcom, Christopher
Description: None
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Military Base Closures: Highlights of the 2005 BRAC Commission Report and Proposed Legislation

Military Base Closures: Highlights of the 2005 BRAC Commission Report and Proposed Legislation

Date: October 5, 2005
Creator: Else, Daniel H & Lockwood, David E
Description: None
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Navy Force Architecture and Ship Acquisition: Selected FY2006 Issues for Congress

Navy Force Architecture and Ship Acquisition: Selected FY2006 Issues for Congress

Date: March 15, 2005
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Description: None
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Tactical Aircraft Modernization: Issues for Congress

Tactical Aircraft Modernization: Issues for Congress

Date: January 23, 2006
Creator: Bolkcom, Christopher
Description: None
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Tactical Aircraft Modernization: Issues for Congress

Tactical Aircraft Modernization: Issues for Congress

Date: August 9, 2002
Creator: Bolkcom, Christopher
Description: None
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Tactical Aircraft Modernization: Issues for Congress

Tactical Aircraft Modernization: Issues for Congress

Date: July 3, 2002
Creator: Bolkcom, Christopher
Description: None
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Tactical Aircraft Modernization: Issues for Congress

Tactical Aircraft Modernization: Issues for Congress

Date: January 14, 2002
Creator: Bolkcom, Christopher
Description: None
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