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

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Title

  • Main Title Navy Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) 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: 2010-04-26

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: 52 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Weapons systems
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Warships
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Cruisers
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Destroyers
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Defense economics
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Defense budgets
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Navy -- U.S.

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: RL33745
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL33745_2010Apr26
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc491330