TITLE

U.S. Coast Guard Faces Change, Challenges Head-on

AUTHOR(S)
Allen, Thad W.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Sea Technology;Jan2010, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores various strategies planned by the U.S. Coast Guard to address the challenges facing the naval service. The strategies include modernizing the services, recapitalizing the aging assets to cope the expanding military mission, and shaping the operational requirements based on the new national security presidential directive. Furthermore, it mentions that the unit will pursue an approach that is government centered considering that the U.S. is a maritime nation.
ACCESSION #
48145429

 

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