National security (51 - 52 of 52 items)
Opportunities To Reduce the Number of Combat Aircraft Purchased for Noncombat Purposes
121525: Jun 2, 1983
GAO discussed opportunities to reduce the number of combat aircraft the Department of Defense (DOD) buys for noncombat purposes. In reiterating previous statements, GAO noted that DOD and the military services have consistently overstated the number of combat aircraft they need for training, maintenance backup, and attrition. DOD acquisition plans indicate that over $11 billion will be spent witho...
Implications of the National Security Council Study 'U.S. Maritime Strategy and Naval Force Requirements' on the Future Ship Force
PSAD-78-6A: Published: Mar 7, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1978.
The Secretary of Defense requested an indepth study of U.S. maritime strategy and long-term naval requirements. The National Security Council study examined future Navy ship requirements on the basis of U.S. defense policies, Navy missions and role, and Soviet military capabilities and strategies. It also discussed future requirements in light of increasing costs and anticipated technological brea...