Navy Force Structure and Shipbuilding Plans: Background and Issues for Congress Metadata

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  • Main Title Navy Force Structure and Shipbuilding Plans: Background and Issues for Congress


  • Author: O'Rourke, Ronald
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Naval Affairs


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
    Additional Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress


  • Creation: 2014-04-07


  • English


  • Content Description: This report provides background information and presents potential issues for Congress concerning the Navy's ship force-structure goals and shipbuilding plans, including the planned size of the Navy, the rate of Navy ship procurement, and prospective affordability. Congressional decisions on Navy shipbuilding programs can substantially affect Navy capabilities and funding requirements, and the U.S. shipbuilding industrial base.
  • Physical Description: 45 pages.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Defense policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Transportation
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Budgets
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Shipbuilding -- U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Government spending -- U.S.

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  • Place Name: United States


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

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  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: RL32665
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL32665_2014Apr07
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc306501