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VH-53
Aircraft shortages due to supply shortages.-
Allies contribution to convoy escort and other Navy missions.-
All-voluntary military, effect of
Amphibious assault landing vehicle.
Amphibious assault ships, current requirements..
Antiship missile comparison.-
Antisubmarine capability-----

Page
896, 905

1064
1068, 1074

977
1052

990
1029
973

B
Base closure..
Battle doctrine of Marines changed as result of Vietnam experience.
Brickbat program, additional funds_
Budget trends (chart)---

1050

985
1061
1017

1034
1072
1018
10,3
1053
887

C
Captor mine, employment of
Carrier configuration costs.--
Carrier defense in Mediterranean.
Carriers, number needed (see also Ships)-
Center for Naval Analyses, budget request increase_-
Chafee, Hon. John H., Secretary of the Navy, statement of..
Budget, fiscal year 1973 :

Aircraft procurement (chart)
Comparison by appropriation (chart)
Ship procurement (chart)---

Trend in constant dollars (chart)-
Conclusion
Continuing problems and future concerns..
Fiscal year 1973 budget and program..

CVN-70
F-14
Improved CH-53 helicopter.
LHA and DD-963.
Major procurement programs.
Patrol Frigate (PF).
S-3A
SSN-688
Status of shipbuilding cost growth---

Undersea Long-range Missile System (ULMS).
Introduction
Management efficiency-weapons systems acquisition (chart)-
Modernization, aircraft (chart).
Modernization, ships (chart).
Objectives (chart)----
Objectives and accomplishments.-

Improved operational and materiel readiness of Navy and Marine

Corps units -
Modernization of weapons systems.
More efficient management of resources.

Retention of personnel.
Operational readiness, Sixth Fleet (chart)-
Personnel retention :

First term enlisted men reenlistment rates (chart).
Inducements (chart)

Navy officers.-
Problems and concerns.-
Size and age_active fleet (chart).
Summary

Vietnamization, Southeast Asia withdrawal (chart)
Challenge in Pacific..
Civilian personnel reduction..
Claims and cost growth, actions taken to reduce
Claims and unadjudicated change orders--
Claims by shipbuilder---

898
897
897
898
907
903
904
905
90.5
906
905
905
906
906
906
907
907
899
892
891
&S9
888
899

900
900
901
902
889

894
892
894
895
891
898
888
997
946
1081
1080
1064

Page
Condor program cost (see also Missiles) -

1075
Confrontation

937
Consolidation and elimination of shore bases since 1961.

1072-1074
Constant dollars.--

908
Contract funding, fiscal year 1973-

1026
Correspondence between Senator Symington and Secretary Chaffee, dated
February 21, and April 10, 1972-

971–972
Cost growth.--

1084
Cost of aircraft.

1024
Cushman, Gen. R. E., Jr., ULS. Marine Corps, Commandant of the Marine
Corps, statement of..

931
Conclusion

937
Data Systems.

937
Fleet marine forces.

932
Habitability

936
Manpower

935
Marine aviation.---

934
Marine Corps Reserve_

934
Modernization

936
Readiness

933
Supply

936
CVAN-69, estimated cost (see also Ships )

1075
CVN-70 costs (see also Ships) -

965, 1038

D

DD-963 programs assessment of delay and cost growth (see also Ships) --
Decommissioning of 63 ships.---
Defense program, 5-year funding level, fiscal years 1974–77.-
Diesel submarines.-
Discharge rate in Marine Corps--
Dominick, Senator Peter, prepared questions.

944
1048
1053
940
947
982

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Cost

Economic base of foreign----
Hughes, Senator Harold, prepared questions.-

Page
964
974
995

I

Improvements and new equipment costs above SCN budget---
Indian Ocean, force level in.-

1080
981

L

Late delivery of ships, overcoming problem.-
Letter contracts, status of.
LHA program slippage--
Litton Shipyard, Pascagoula, production problems.-
London headquarters, effect of closing-

1080
1062
1080

943
1043

987

M
Malta

1019
Manning level of ne Corps.---

981
Manpower:
Reductions

944
Requirements

1001
Shortage

976
Marine Corps :
Air wing makeup---

1045
Amphibious lift capability

984
Reserve strength level.

1045
Weapon requirements.

948
Mark-48 torpedo :
British buy of..

1050
Cost

1033, 1040, 1050
Technical problems.--

1050
McIntyre, Senator Thomas, prepared questions..

1083
Mediterranean airpower.

973
Midway reconstruction (see also Ships)

1054
Missile launchers, deployment potential.

1061
Missile parity, lack of --

992
Missiles :

A-2
A-3

987
Condor

901, 918, 1075
Dove

994
Dragon

1047
Galosh

989
Harpoon

901, 917, 918, 993, 994, 1075, 1084
Hawk

1051
ISSM

918, 993, 994, 1074
Law

1047
Petrel

994
Phalanx

901, 918, 1019, 1075
Phoenix

901, 921, 974, 992, 1022, 1030, 1041
Polaris

900, 907, 998, 1020, 1021, 1036, 1037, 1060
Poseidon--- 896, 900, 905, 907, 920, 986, 1020, 1021, 1036, 1037, 1060, 1061, 1062
Regulus

994
SAM-D

915, 918, 989, 1021, 1104
SCAD

1035
Sidewinder

952, 1022
Sparrow

947, 1022
SRAM

1035
Standard

901, 918, 980, 993, 994, 1086
TOW

1047
ULMS

885,
896, 905, 907, 908, 920, 968, 969, 983, 986, 987, 989, 990, 1000, 1001,

1020, 1021, 1035, 1036, 1041, 1058, 1059, 1060, 1061, 1062
Vulcan

901, 918, 1019, 1075
Modifications of aircraft and missiles..

1065–1068

N

North Atlantic Treaty Organization :

Additional cooperative measures.
Arrangement re air power..
Personnel, reduction in.

Page
946
975
1024

0
Ocean floor treaty, nuclear weapons..
Officers and enlisted men, relative reduction of...
Officer and enlisted personnel ratio---
Officers, better utilization of..
Okinawa reversion, effect of_
Operations in Greek ports----
Overseas installations closed and personnel reduction :

Air Force
Army
Marine Corps---
Navy

1052

977
1025
979
982
970

963–964
953-963

949
949-953

Р
Personnel in Vietnam, jobs being done---
Personnel retention objectives.-
Personnel turnover, cause of rapid.-
Phalanx-Vulcan gun system onboard a ship (see also Missiles),
Phoenix testing (see also Missiles)----
Postdelivery of ships, fund breakdown (table)-

999
944
1000
1075

992
1078

R
Reenlistment bonus.-
Requested funds turned down by Congress.
Requirement determination of ships by number and type.
Reserve enlistment problem...
Reserve mobilization mission..
Reserve recruiting-----

977, 985

949
1068

948
1049
1049

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S-3A, contract restructuring (see also Aircraft).

1064, 1076
Sanguine

1085
Sea control forces.--

1052
Sealift capability-

1027
Ship construction, United States and U.S.S.R..

1002, 1071
Ship data sheet, fiscal year 1973 President's budget estimate (table). 1059
Ship deliveries, United States and U.S.S.R. (table)--

1007, 1011
Ship force, approved for 1980----

1068
Ship net gains/losses, United States and U.S.S.R. (table) -

1012, 1015
Shipbuilding and conversion, unobligated and unexpended balances
(table)

1079
Shipbuilding program, congressional action on.-

969
Shipbuilding, special priority for.-

1060
Ships :
AE-34

1078
AE-35

1078
AGOR

1078
Amphibious Assault Landing Craft (AALC)-

936
AOR

1078
Ark Royal (British)

916
ASR

1078
ATS

1078
California

901
Coral Sea..

967
CVAN-68

993, 1038, 1060
OVAN-69

993, 1038, 1075, 1076
CVAN-70

885, 965, 1038, 1075, 1076

Page
CVN-70

905,
906, 909, 914, 919, 965, 966, 967, 968, 982, 1038, 1053, 1054, 1055,

1056, 1070, 1076
DE-1040

1075
DE-1032

1074, 1075
DE-1073

1078
DE-1088

1078
DE-1089

1078
DE-1090

1078
DE-1091

1078
DE-1092

1078
DE-1093

1078
DLG-12

1078
DLG-23

1078
DLG-36

1078
Eisenhower

890, 901, 906, 993, 1076
Enterprise

990, 991, 1019, 1039, 1070
Essex

1019, 1039
Forrestal

1053
George Washington----

920
Guided missile hydrofoil patrol craft (PHM).

922
Independence

916
Kitty Hawk---

1002
Komar (Soviet)

1018
Los Angeles

901
LVTP7

1052
Midway

1054, 1055, 1056
Moskva (Soviet)

1004
Navuchka (Soviet)

1018
Nimitz

890, 901, 905, 906, 919, 965, 993, 1038, 1060, 1070
080 (Soviet)--

1018
Patrol Frigate (PF).

905, 906, 914, 920
Sea Control Ships (SCS)

914, 921, 1022, 1023
South Carolina_

901
Spruance (DD 963)

901, 905, 914, 944, 1080
SSN-665

1078
SSN-667

1078
SSN-678

1078
SSN-679

1078
SSN-681

1078
SSN-688

905, 1060, 1072
Surface Effect Ship (SES).

922, 942, 983, 1033
Victor

1025
Yankee submarines..

896, 990, 991, 1025, 1037
Ships entering the fleet, fiscal years 1971, 1972, 1973 (table). 1077-1078
Shipyards, economically feasible to keep in operation..

1079
Shore establishments reduction...

976
Sixth Fleet in NATO---

1042
Smith, Senator Margaret Chase, prepared questions..

943, 1052
Sonar program---

990
South Vietnamese Navy, capability

999
Soviet :
Airfields, foreign-

981
Antisubmarine warfare capability.

995
Carrier program.

1069
Coastal craft_

1018
Import of critical materials.-

1083
Missile submarines..

1037
Navy buildup----

998
Navy, changes in.-

1037
Nuclear attack submarines---

1071
Submarine threat, projected difference

987
Vessel construction...

1056
Standard missile effectiveness (see also Missiles).

980, 1074
State of readiness -

1047

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