Current Status of Shipyards, 1974: Hearings Before the Seapower Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, Ninety-third Congress, Second Session, Part 1
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Page 111 - Shipyard maintains and operates facilities "to provide logistic support for assigned ships and service craft; to perform authorized work in connection with construction, conversion, overhaul, repair, alteration, drydocking, and outfitting of ships and craft, as assigned; to perform manufacturing, research, development, and test work, as assigned; and to provide services and material to other activities and units, as directed by competent authority.
Page 4 - Commander for Industrial and Facility Management. It is a pleasure to appear before you today at these hearings on the naval and private shipyards. The Navy considers this to be an extremely important testimony since, together, the naval and private shipyards represent a major element in the security of our nation. With the concurrence of the subcommittee. I will first present the goals and objectives of the Naval Sea Systems Command in carrying out its mission relative to ship construction, conversion,...
Page 179 - Attaching particular significance to the limitation of strategic arms and determined to continue their efforts begun with the Treaty on the Limitation of Anti-Ballistic Missile Systems and the Interim Agreement on Certain Measures with Respect to the Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms...
Page 101 - ... security policy. At the same time, they constitute a positive asset that, when integrated into other elements of policy, directly support our national interests on a global scale. We have addressed our task in two parts. The first is to continue providing the essential element of nuclear deterrence represented by our POLARIS and POSEIDON submarines.
Page 69 - ... adjoining shorelines or cause a sludge or emulsion to be deposited beneath the surface of the water or upon adjoining shorelines.
Page 66 - The Secretary of Commerce, with the advice of and in coordination with the Secretary of the Navy, shall, at least once each year, as required for purposes of this Act, survey the existing privately owned shipyards capable of merchant ship construction, or review available data on such shipyards if deemed adequate, to determine whether their capabilities for merchant ship construction, including facilities and skilled personnel...
Page 151 - ... we have had to cease comparing the number of warships of one type or another and their total displacement (or the number of guns in a salvo or the weight of this salvo), and turn to a more complex, but also more correct appraisal of the striking and defensive power of ships, based on a mathematical analysis of their capabilities and qualitative characteristics.
Page 83 - Act, survey the existing privately owned shipyards capable of merchant ship construction, or review available data on such shipyards if deemed adequate, to determine whether their capabilities for merchant ship construction, including facilities and skilled personnel, provide an adequate mobilization base at strategic points for purposes of national defense and national emergency.
Page 179 - Agreed Statement. Modern submarine-launched ballistic missiles are: for the United States of America, missiles installed in all nuclearpowered submarines; for the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, missiles of the type installed in nuclear-powered submarines made operational since 1965; and for both Parties, submarine-launched ballistic missiles first flight-tested since 1965 and installed in any submarine, regardless of its type.