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Navy LX(R) Amphibious Ship Program [electronic resource] : Background and Issues for Congress.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (1 online resource (14 pages)) : digital, PDF file
Subjects:
United States. Navy.
Defense contracts.
Military sealift.
Warships.
System Details:
System requirements: PDF reader software.
Summary:
Provides background on roles and types of amphibious ships, and discusses Navy amphibious lift goal. Profiles existing force of 12 LSD-41/49 class Navy vessels, and reviews LX(R) program, formerly known as LSD(X), to build 11 new ships to replace LSD-41/49 class. Discusses funding for a twelfth ship in the LPD-17 class. Reviews issues for Congress and FY2016 legislative activity.
Notes:
CRS Report.
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed May 2015). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs Division. Navy LX(R) Amphibious Ship Program
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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