The impact of declining Navy budgets on United States shipyards
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The impact of declining Navy budgets on United States shipyards by Christopher Allen Clayton

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from the National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


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Statementby Christopher A. Clayton
ContributionsBoger, Dan C.
The Physical Object
Pagination105 p. ;
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25461343M

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  The Impact of a Declining Defense Budget on Combat Readiness. it is easy to support a policy that increases the number of ships in the Navy, but it is difficult to construct a constituency to.   A plan to refurbish the Navy’s government-run shipyards could cost billions of dollars more than expected, a recent report from the Government Accountability Office concluded.   Over 90% of global shipbuilding occurs in three countries; China, Korea, and Japan. While the United States remains a global leader in naval shipbuilding, which represents the majority of the Nation’s shipbuilding revenue, our large commercial shipyards are struggling to remain afloat.   President’s budget describing the planned inventory, purchases, deliveries, and retirements of the ships in its fleet for the next 30 years. In this report, the Congressional Budget Office analyzes the Navy’s fiscal year shipbuilding plan and estimates the .

United States was built in at a cost of $ million. A similar ship built in an Asian yard might cost as little as $25–$30 million. The current U.S. shipyard commercial order book includes 3 large tankers worth $ million; 2 cruise ships worth $ million; and miscellaneous vessels. any naval vessel to be constructed in shipyards in the United States shall be expended in foreign facilities for the construction of major components of such vessel: Provided further, That none of the funds provided under this heading shall be used for the construction of any naval vessel in foreign shipyards. Volume 1 - iii. FY Department of the Navy Budget SECTION I – OVERVIEW The United States of America supports maritime operations worldwide. For more than two centuries, the Navy and Marine Corps —the Sea Services—have operated throughout the world to protect American citizens and defend U.S. interests by responding to crises and.   According to a Navy draft study, "the current capacity and capability of the shipyards' drydocks will not support future operational needs," the report states.

  “The shipbuilding sector illustrates how a decline in U.S. manufacturing, coupled with budget sequestration, impacts the industrial base,” the report states. Overall, manufacturing jobs in the. NAVAL SHIPYARDS. Actions Needed to Improve Poor Conditions that Affect Operations. September GAO United States Government Accountability Office. United States Government Accountability Office. Total Shipyard Spending, Nominal and Inflation-Adjusted, FY – . about $ billion (%) less than the $ billion that the Navy projected under its FY budget submission that it would request for the account for FY The Navy states that its FY five-year (FYFY) shipbuilding plan includes 44 new ships, but this figure includes the above-mentioned LPD and LHA amphibious ships that. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY FISCAL YEAR (FY) BUDGET ESTIMATES JUSTIFICATION OF ESTIMATES FEBRUARY NSS PORTSMOUTH NAVY SHIPYARD MCAS CHERRY POINT NC , 82, 29, 45, 66, Inside the United States DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY Index of Locations for Navy Projects FY Military.