Accession Number : ADA472558


Title :   Navy Trident Submarine Conversion SSGN Program: Background and Issues for Congress


Descriptive Note : Congressional rept.


Corporate Author : LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE


Personal Author(s) : O'Rourke, Ronald


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a472558.pdf


Report Date : 06 Feb 2002


Pagination or Media Count : 7


Abstract : The Administration s proposed FY2003 defense budget requests $1,018 million for the Navy s program to refuel and convert 4 Trident ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) into cruise-missile-carrying and special operations forces (SOF) support submarines (SSGNs). The Administration s proposal follows Congressional action last year on the FY2002 defense budget to expand the Administration s originally proposed 2-boat Trident conversion program into a 4-boat program. This report will be updated as events warrant.


Descriptors :   *NAVAL BUDGETS , *BALLISTIC MISSILE SUBMARINES , CONVERSION , CONGRESS , COST ESTIMATES , SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES , REFUELING , CRUISE MISSILES , NAVAL OPERATIONS


Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Submarine Engineering


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE