No Good Deed

Ullman, Harlan
June 2008
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2008, Vol. 134 Issue 6, p8
Conference Proceeding
The article highlights the fund shortages faced by the U.S. Navy and offers suggestions on how to solve the crisis. It is informed that due to the Afghanistan and Iraq wars the funds that were saved to purchase ships, aircraft, and other vital capabilities that otherwise were unaffordable went to other uses. It suggests keeping the existing ships in service longer, so that the Navy can buy its targeted 313 ships without spending a great deal.


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