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Volume 56, Number 10, October 2013
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Coming Up In SEAPOWER
SPECIAL FOCUS: SEA SERVICES PROGRAM REVIEW
Seapower will look at the status of priority acquisition programs and the
challenges faced by the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and the
industrial base that supports them. The issue will include:
n Interview: U.S. Reps. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., and Rob Wittman, R-Va.,
co-chairs of the Congressional Shipbuilding Caucus.
n The Virginia SSN: Ten boats and counting.
n The Super Hornet: Filling additional requirements.
n The Littoral Combat Ship: Building the fleet under increasing scrutiny.
n The Tomahawk Missile: 1970s technology that remains the weapon of
n The V-22: Exploring the capabilities and potential after Afghanistan.
n The F-35B: The way forward after a second round of sea trials.
n The Cutters: Realizing the NSC, FRC and OPC programs on an austerity budget.
ALSO IN NOVEMBER
n MARAD Hurdles: A new leader deals with budget uncertainty.
n UAS Ground Control: An open-architecture approach.