U.S. Carrier Plan Could Affect Force Strength, Va. Sub Costs, Rand Says
Michael FabeyJune 02, 2011
The U.S. Navy’s proposed five-year authorization plan for aircraft carriers could reduce the size of the fleet — now 11 — and also could lead to higher costs for Virginia-class submarines, a recent Rand report says. “The five-year authorization plan will ultimately result in a force of 10 aircraft...
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