Defense Acquisitions: Additional Analysis Needed to Capture Cost Differences Between Conventional and Nuclear Propulsion for Navy's Future Cruiser

Francis, Paul L.
August 2009
GAO Reports;8/7/2009, p1
Government Document
The article presents a letter to U.S. Senators Edward M. Kennedy and Mel Martinez of the Armed Services Committee's Subcommittee on Seapower. It details how the Government Accountability Office (GAO) was tasked with investigating the feasibility of the Navy's Next Generation Cruiser, designated CG(X). The GAO examined several elements including design concepts and costs for conventional and nuclear cruisers.


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