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

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Title

  • Main Title Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program: Background and Issues for Congress

Creator

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

Publisher

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

Date

  • Creation: 2013-03-14

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report provides background information and potential issues for Congress on the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), a relatively inexpensive Navy surface combatant equipped with modular "plug-and-fight" mission packages. The Navy's proposed FY2013 budget requests funding for the procurement of four LCSs.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Defense policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Navy -- U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Congressional oversight
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Weapons systems
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Warships

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL33741
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL33741_2013Mar14
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc463487