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
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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE