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USN Ship Naming Report

USN Ship Naming Report

After the Department of the Navy sparked controversy for naming ships after Representative Gabrielle Giffords and labor leader Cesar Chavez Congress required the Department of Defense to create a report on U.S. Navy ship naming conventions.
Here’s is the report, which was released on July, 13 2012.

https://www.scribd.com/doc/124152475/USN-Ship-Naming-Report

Requirements for Command of Surface Ships

Requirements for Command of Surface Ships

June, 29 2012 memo outlining new requirements to command a U.S. Navy surface ship.

https://www.scribd.com/doc/124051384/Requirements-for-Command-of-Surface-Ships

Bold Alligator 2012 Final Report

Bold Alligator 2012 Final Report

Exercise Bold Alligator 2012: 24 May 2012 Final Report (Condensed Version)

https://www.scribd.com/doc/124050204/Bold-Alligator-2012-Final-Report

Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program: Background, Issues, and Options for Congress

Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program: Background, Issues, and Options for Congress

The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) is a relatively inexpensive Navy surface combatant equipped with modular “plug-and-fight” mission packages. The Navy wants to field a force of 55 LCSs. Twelve LCSs have been funded through FY2012, and the FY2013-FY2017 Future Years Defense Plan (FYDP) calls for procuring 16 more, in annual quantities of 4-4-4-2-2.

https://www.scribd.com/doc/124049639/Navy-Littoral-Combat-Ship-LCS-Program-Background-Issues-and-Options-for-Congress

Navy Force Structure and Shipbuilding Plans: Background and Issues for Congress

Navy Force Structure and Shipbuilding Plans: Background and Issues for Congress

The planned size of the Navy, the rate of Navy ship procurement, and the prospective affordability of the Navy’s shipbuilding plans have been matters of concern for the congressional defense committees for the past several years.

https://www.scribd.com/doc/124049071/Navy-Force-Structure-and-Shipbuilding-Plans-Background-and-Issues-for-Congress

New U.S. Navy Cannibalization Instructions

New U.S. Navy Cannibalization Instructions

June 5, 2012 U.S. Navy directions dealing with cannibalization of parts onboard ships.

https://www.scribd.com/doc/124048669/New-U-S-Navy-Cannibalization-Instructions