U.S. military decline gives cause for concern

Granger, Kay
December 1998
Business Press;12/11/98, Vol. 11 Issue 33, p39
Comments on the issues related to the United States' military preparedness for the 21st century, cited by Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Henry Shelton at a congressional hearing. Measurement of aircraft effectiveness; Effects of present ship-building trends to the Navy's number of ships; Ammunition shortfall of the Army and Marines.


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