Navy LX(R) Amphibious Ship Program: Background and Issues for Congress

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This report provides background information and issues for Congress on the LX(R) amphibious ship program, a Navy program to build a new class of 11 amphibious ships. The LX(R) program raises a number of oversight issues for Congress. Decisions Congress makes on the LX(R) program will affect Navy capabilities and funding requirements, and the U.S. shipbuilding industrial base.

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O'Rourke, Ronald September 22, 2015.

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  • Main Title: Navy LX(R) Amphibious Ship Program: Background and Issues for Congress
  • Series Title: Fiscal Year 2020

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This report provides background information and issues for Congress on the LX(R) amphibious ship program, a Navy program to build a new class of 11 amphibious ships. The LX(R) program raises a number of oversight issues for Congress. Decisions Congress makes on the LX(R) program will affect Navy capabilities and funding requirements, and the U.S. shipbuilding industrial base.

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19 pages.

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O'Rourke, Ronald. Navy LX(R) Amphibious Ship Program: Background and Issues for Congress, report, September 22, 2015; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc795767/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.