Long-Term Implications of the 2011 Future Years Defense Program

Long-Term Implications of the 2011 Future Years Defense Program

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In most years, the Department of Defense (DoD) provides a five- or six-year plan, called the Future Years Defense Program (FYDP), associated with the budget that it submits to the Congress. Because decisions made in the near term can have consequences for the defense budget well beyond that period, this report has examined the programs and plans contained in DoD's FYDP and projected their budgetary impact in subsequent years. For this analysis, the report used the FYDP provided to the Congress in April 2010, which covers fiscal years 2011 through 2015 the most recent plan available when this analysis was conducted. The report's projections span 2011 through 2028. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand report.In analyzing acquisition costs for the Navy and Marine Corps, CBO tracked programs in four categories ofmajor systems: ships ... in the surface combatant force, which currently consists of 111 cruisers, destroyers, frigates, and littoral combat ships. ... some significant developments between submission of the 2010 budget and the promulgation of 2011 budget plans. ... The Navy intends to replace the 14 ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) of the Ohio class that are in service today withanbsp;...

Title:Long-Term Implications of the 2011 Future Years Defense Program
Author:David Arthur
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2011-04-01


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