United States Navy: Background and Issues for Congress

$275.00

Aune Felicity Krizman

Series: Congressional Policies, Practices and Procedures
BISAC: POL030000

This book provides background information and potential oversight issues for Congress on the Columbia-class program, the Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) class aircraft carrier program, the Navy’s FFG(X) program, on the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program and on three new ship-based weapons the Navy is developing that could improve the ability of Navy surface ships to defend themselves against missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and surface craft: the Surface Navy Laser Weapon System (SNLWS), the electromagnetic railgun (EMRG), and the gun-launched guided projectile (GLGP), previously known as the hypervelocity projectile (HVP).

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Preface

Chapter 1. Navy Columbia (SSBN-826) Class Ballistic Missile Submarine Program: Background and Issues for Congress
Ronald O’Rourke

Chapter 2. Navy Ford (CVN-78) Class Aircraft Carrier Program: Background and Issues for Congress
Ronald O’Rourke

Chapter 3. Navy Frigate (FFG[X]) Program: Background and Issues for Congress
Ronald O’Rourke

Chapter 4. Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program: Background and Issues for Congress
Ronald O’Rourke

Chapter 5. Navy Lasers, Railgun, and Gun-Launched Guided Projectile: Background and Issues for Congress
Ronald O’Rourke

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