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Lower cost attack submarines

Lower cost attack submarines

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Navy -- Cost control,
  • Nuclear submarines -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlva M. Bowen, Jr., Specialist in National Defense
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1980-81, reel 6, fr. 0087
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination50 p.
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15451560M

    So the replacement submarine must be seaworthy by that time. A replacement may cost over $4 billion per unit compared to Ohio ' s $2 billion. The U.S. Navy is exploring two options. The first is a variant of the Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines. Patrol aircraft would then attempt to track the submarine using sonar-equipped buoys, or sonobuoys, and eventually turn it over to a U.S. nuclear attack submarine, or SSN, for long-term trail.

    The president’s budget estimated the cost of the lead Columbia-class sub at $14 billion, the second at $ billion, and total procurement costs for all 12 at $ billion.   11 CBO After adjusting for missing or incomplete overhead costs, CBO found that the average costs at private shipyards were 38 percent lower than at public shipyards over the – period. CBO found that cost differences between public and private shipyards narrowed after , but costs remained lower at private shipyards.

    LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - Britain's BAE Systems warned its earnings would fall due to COVID disruption but said it would restart dividend payouts because it expected defence sector business to rebound in the second half of the year. The maker of Typhoon fighter jets, combat vehicles. Services Committee to compare the costs of submarine maintenance at public and private shipyards. CBO’s analysis found that no matter which of the methods it used to calculate costs, private shipyards were less expensive, on average, than public shipyards for the most common type of overhaul for attack submarines.


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