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Navy Ohio Replacement (SSBN[X]) Ballistic Missile Submarine Program [electronic resource] : Background and Issues for Congress.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2013.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (1 online resource (42 p), digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Defense contracts.
Nuclear energy.
Planning.
Ships.
Summary:
Provides background on ballistic missile submarines, and highlights Navy plans to develop next-generation nuclear-powered SSBN(X) ballistic missile submarine class to replace its current force of 14 Ohio-class boats, which are also known as Trident submarines. Discusses impact of Mar. 1, 2013, sequester on FY2013 funding and potential impact of possible late 2013 or early 2014 sequester on FY2014 funding. Considers likelihood that Navy will reach $4.9 billion target cost, accuracy of Navy preliminary unit procurement cost estimate, program affordability and impact on other Navy shipbuilding programs, and which shipyard or shipyards will build SSBN(X)s. Reviews legislative activity for FY2014.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed May 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs Division. Navy Ohio Replacement (SSBN[X]) Ballistic Missile Submarine Program
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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