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Increasing aircraft carrier forward presence : changing the length of the maintenance cycle by Roland J Yardley( )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. Navy's aircraft carrier fleet must meet the forward presence requirements of theater commanders. With a decreasing fleet size, planners must balance the timing of maintenance, training, and deployment with presence and surge demands. Evaluating multiple one- and two-deployment scenarios per cycle, RAND examines the feasibility of different cycle lengths, their effect on carrier forward presence, and their impact on shipyard workloads
The U.S. aircraft carrier industrial base : force structure, cost, schedule, and technology issues for CVN 77 by United States( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report documents the methods and findings of RAND research on the adequacy of the defense industrial base to support further construction of aircraft carriers and on the cost, schedule, and technology issues associated with building the next carrier, designated CVN 77. If the current carrier force size of 12 ships is to be maintained and if a decay in the quality of basic capabilities is to be avoided, CVN 77 cannot be started more than a year or so beyond the currently planned date of 2002. The earlier CVN is started, the less it will cost. Increasing the build duration from the planned 6.5 years to 8.5 years will also reduce costs. However, timing should not greatly affect the survival of suppliers of carrier components. The report recommends beginning ship fabrication before 2002 (which could save hundreds of millions of dollars); ordering contractor-furnished equipment in advance of shipyard start (a savings of tens of millions); and investment in R & D directed toward adapting production processes and engineering improvements that could reduce the cost of carrier construction, operation and maintenance, and manning. In fact, the costs involved in building and operating carriers are so huge that the Navy should consider establishing a stable annual R & D funding level for these ships. Appendixes to the report provide supporting data
A concept of operations for a new deep-diving submarine by F. W LaCroix( )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By 2012, the reactor on the U.S. Navy's only deep-diving research submarine will be exhausted, making it necessary to either refuel the reactor or replace the submarine. If the Navy opts for a new submarine, what capabilities should it retain and what capabilities should be added? What would be its most important missions and what would be required for it to perform those missions? In this report, the authors worked with panels of qualified scientists, defense experts, and naval officers to develop a concept of operation for a possible replacement platform, analyzing which military and scientific missions should have the highest priorities. The authors conclude by offering a list of the highest-priority missions and two design concepts that would best be able to achieve them
Transitioning NAVSEA to the future : strategy, business, organization by Michael Hynes( )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a three-phase analytic approach for the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) for making business-planning decisions involving its activities, products, markets, technologies, people, and facilities with a view toward organizational realignment within the strategic context of the Navy in 2007. Translates Navy strategy and NAVSEA responsibilities into products and services; uses various measures to identify products--across NAVSEA--most central to key competencies of the business; and restructures NAVSEA organization to reflect strategic intents and centrality
U.S. Navy employment options for unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) by Scott Savitz( )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report assesses in what ways and to what degree unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) are suitable for supporting U.S. Navy missions and functions. It briefly characterizes the current and emerging USV marketplaces to provide a baseline for near-term capabilities, describes USV concepts of employment to support diverse U.S. Navy missions and functions, and evaluates these concepts of employment to identify specific missions and functions for which they are highly suitable. USVs offer several particular strengths relative to other platforms, including the ability to interact both above and below the waterline, enabling them to serve as critical nodes for cross-domain networks. They also have potentially longer endurance, larger payloads, and higher power outputs than comparably sized unmanned air or undersea vehicles. Additionally, their greater risk tolerance compared with manned systems makes them desirable platforms for overcoming adversaries' anti-access and area-denial measures. These strengths make USVs particularly suitable for missions such as characterizing the physical environment, observation and collection regarding adversaries, mine warfare, military deception/information operations/electronic warfare, defense against small boats, testing and training, search and rescue, and the support of other unmanned vehicles. However, USVs need advanced autonomy and assured communications to complete complex missions, as well as any missions in complex environments. Autonomous seakeeping and maritime traffic avoidance are USV-specific capabilities that likely need to be developed with U.S. Navy involvement. Also, optional manning and payload modularity can enhance the desirability of USV programs
The Biological investigation of Malpelo Island, Colombia( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naval analytical capabilities : improving capabilities-based planning by National Research Council (U.S.)( )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using EPIC to find conflicts, inconsistencies, and gaps in Department of Defense policies by Carolyn Wong( )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors present a framework and methodology to identify the roles and responsibilities (R & R) of those implementing Department of Defense policies and also potential conflicts, ambiguities, gaps, inconsistencies, and redundancies in those policies. They introduce a new software tool that automates one step of the methodology-EPIC-and demonstrate its use with three case studies to illustrate the technique and also the tool's flexibility. EPIC allows analysts to efficiently analyze multiple policy documents to detect potential conflicts in policy early on, thereby allowing policy developers to focus their attention on the need for clarification and, possibly, changes in policy. The authors relate executive positions to R & R and the products that result from their execution. If it can be shown that more than one actor is assigned to take the same action on the same product, then a potential conflict exists in the body of policy. If, on the other hand, no executive is assigned to take action on a product, then there is a potential gap in the body of policy. Use of this new tool will result in better and more consistent defense policy
Learning from experience by John F Schank( )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction -- U.S. Nuclear Submarines Up to Ohio -- Ohio Case Study -- Seawolf Case Study -- Virginia Case Study -- Lessons Identified -- Appendix: Significant Events in the Three Programs
Victory at sea( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original full-length episodes of the award-winning series made exclusively for television and containing actual live action footage. The videos introduce the campaigns and action of World War II, concentrating on battles and action at sea. Over 13,000 hours of footage gathered from the U.S., British, German and Japanese navies during World War II were perused in the making of these compelling episodes. View the realities and challenges faced by the Allies in every major WWII naval engagement
The escort carriers in action : the story, in pictures, of the Escort Carrier Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, 1945 by United States( Book )

5 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marine Corps Reserve : a history by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All hands : magazine of the U.S. Navy( )

in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ground-water levels and potentiometric surfaces, Naval Air Warfare Center, West Trenton, New Jersey, 2000 by Pierre Lacombe( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Results of borehole geophysical logging and aquifer-isolation tests conducted in the John Wagner and Sons, Inc. former production well, Ivyland, Pennsylvania by Ronald A Sloto( )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bluejackets' manual( )

in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military personnel : Navy actions needed to optimize ship crew size and reduce total ownership costs by United States( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cost of a ship's crew is the single largest incurred over the ship's life cycle. One way to lower personnel costs, and thus the cost of ownership, is to use people only when it is cost-effective--a determination made with a systems engineering approach called human systems integration. GAO was asked to evaluate the Navy's progress in optimizing the crew size in four ships being developed and acquired: the DD(X) destroyer, T-AKE cargo ship, JCC(X) command ship, and LHA(R) amphibious assault ship. GAO assessed (1) the Navy's use of human systems integration principles and goals for reducing crew size, and (2) the factors that may impede the Navy's use of those principles. The Navy's use of human systems integration principles and crew size reduction goals varied significantly for the four ships GAO reviewed. Only the DD(X) destroyer program emphasized human systems integration early in the acquisition process and established an aggressive goal to reduce crew size. The Navy's goal is to cut personnel on the DD(X) by about 70 percent from that of the previous destroyer class--a reduction GAO estimated could eventually save about $18 billion over the life of a 32-ship class. The goal was included in key program documents to which program managers are held accountable. Although the Navy did not set specific crew reduction goals for the T-AKE cargo ship, it made some use of human systems integration principles and expects to require a somewhat smaller crew than similar legacy ships. The two other ships--the recently cancelled JCC(X) command ship and the LHA(R) amphibious assault ship--did not establish human systems integration plans early in the acquisition programs, and did not establish ambitious crew size reduction goals. Unless the Navy more consistently applies human systems integration early in the acquisition process and establishes meaningful goals for crew size reduction, the Navy may miss opportunities to lower total ownership costs for new ships, which are determined by decisions made early in the acquisition process. For example, the Navy has not clearly defined the human systems integration certification standards for new ships. Several factors may impede the Navy's consistent application of human systems integration principles and its use of innovations to optimize crew size: (1) DOD acquisition policies and discretionary Navy guidance that allow program managers latitude in optimizing crew size and using human systems integration, (2) funding challenges that encourage the use of legacy systems to save near-term costs and discourage research and investment in labor-saving technology that could reduce long-term costs, (3) unclear Navy organizational authority to require human systems integration's use in acquisition programs, and (4) the Navy's lack of cultural acceptance of new concepts to optimize crew size and its layers of personnel policies that require consensus from numerous stakeholders to revise
Information technology : issues affecting cost impact of Navy Marine Corps Intranet need to be resolved by United States( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Purchase cards : Navy is vulnerable to fraud and abuse but is taking action to resolve control weaknesses by United States( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Increasing aircraft carrier forward presence : changing the length of the maintenance cycle
The U.S. aircraft carrier industrial base : force structure, cost, schedule, and technology issues for CVN 77A concept of operations for a new deep-diving submarineTransitioning NAVSEA to the future : strategy, business, organizationNaval analytical capabilities : improving capabilities-based planningBlind man's bluff : the untold story of American submarine espionagePrivate life : a novelJohn Paul Jones : a sailor's biography
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