Accession Number:

ADA482965

Title:

Navy CG(X) Cruiser Program: Background, Oversight Issues, and Options for Congress

Descriptive Note:

Congressional rept.

Corporate Author:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2008-05-23

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

The Navy is currently developing technologies and studying design options for a planned new cruiser called the CGX. The Navy wants to procure a total of 19 CGXs as replacements for its 22 existing Ticonderoga CG-47 class Aegis cruisers. The Navy wants to procure the first CGX in FY2011 and the second in FY2013. The Navy wants the CGX to be a highly capable multi-mission ship with an emphasis on air defense and ballistic missile defense BMD.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE