Supplemental Defense Appropriations for 1958: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Eighty-fifth Congress, Second Session
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1958 - 389 pages
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accelerate additional Admiral BURKE advance Agency Air Force aircraft amount answer appropriation areas Army authority balance ballistic missile bases basic believe budget carrier Chairman committee complete concerned Congress construction contracts correct cost course Department of Defense direct Discussion dispersal dollars effect equipment estimate expenditures facilities fact field figure fiscal year 1958 Flood follows FORD funds give going important included increase Jupiter LEMAY look Mahon matter McNEIL mean ment military million missile months Navy obligations operational Polaris position possible present problem procurement production projects proposed question reason record reduction request research and development respect SCRIVNER Secretary Douglas Secretary GATES Secretary McELROY Secretary of Defense SHEPPARD ships SIKES statement submarines supplemental talking things tion transfer trying understand United unobligated weapons WHITTEN WIGGLESWORTH
Page 377 - Sec. 2. Performance of functions of Secretary. The Secretary of the Interior may from time to time make such provisions as he shall deem appropriate authorizing the performance by any other officer, or by any agency or employee, of the Department of the Interior of any function of the Secretary, including any function transferred to the Secretary by the provisions of this reorganization plan.
Page 67 - ... to be used upon determination by the Secretary of Defense that such funds can be wisely, profitably, and practically used in the interest of national defense and to be derived by transfer from such appropriations available to the Department of Defense for obligation during the current fiscal year as the Secretary of Defense may designate: Provided, That any appropriations transferred shall not exceed 7 per centum of the appropriation from which transferred.
Page 380 - Defense which are being utilized for related programs to be merged with and to be available for the same time period as the appropriation to which transferred. ******* SEC. 602. This Act may be cited as the "Supplemental Defense Appropriation Act, 1958".
Page 79 - SAC TANKER BASES Bases must also be provided for refueling squadrons in the northern areas to permit their redeployment from southern bases in the United States to locations from which they can operate without delay in support of strike missions by the strategic bombers. While some facilities Fiscal year— B-52 bases B-47 bases 1957 $145 3 $1.1 1958 basic- . - 100.6 27.8 138.2 1959 44 8 Total...
Page 377 - Performance of functions. — The Secretary of Defense may from time to time make such provisions as he shall deem appropriate authorizing the performance by any other officer, or by any agency or employee, of the Department of Defense of any function of the Secretary, including any function transferred to the Secretary by the provisions of this reorganization plan.
Page 149 - Even if we assume a surprise attack on our bases, with a marked reduction in our striking power, our bombers would immediately be on their way in sufficient strength to accomplish this mission of retaliation. Every informed government knows this. It is no secret.
Page 67 - Defense available for military construction as he may designate, to be merged with and to be available for the same purposes, and for the same time period, as the appropriation or fund to which transferred: Provided further, That of the amount appropriated, not to exceed...
Page 377 - That no equipment or materials may be transferred out of military stocks if the Secretary of Defense, after consultation with the Joint Chiefs of Staff, determines that such transfer would be detrimental to the national...