Department of Defense Appropriations for 1987: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, Second Session, Часть 1

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Стр. 301 - A vital element in keeping the peace is our military establishment. Our arms must be mighty, ready for instant action, so that no potential aggressor may be tempted to risk his own destruction. Our military organization today bears little relation to that known by any of my predecessors in peacetime, or indeed by the fighting men of World War II or Korea. Until the latest of our world conflicts, the United States had no armaments industry.
Стр. 327 - We face a hostile ideology— global in scope, atheistic in character, ruthless in purpose, and insidious in method. Unhappily the danger it poses promises to be of indefinite duration. To meet it successfully there is called for not so much the emotional and transitory sacrifices of crisis but rather those which enable us to carry forward steadily, surely, and without complaint the burdens of a prolonged and complex struggle— with liberty the stake.
Стр. 428 - As the Chief of Naval Operations and the Secretary of the Navy have told you, this budget request Is based upon a well-defined maritime strategy that supports our National Security objectives.
Стр. 198 - ... challenges of a changing world. THE RESPONSE: BALANCED FORCES TO MEET A CHANGING WORLD Landpower. The United States creates landpower through the joint effort of all services; but, the Army is charged specifically to organize, train, and equip forces to conduct prompt and sustained combat operations on land To accomplish this mission, the Army designs and builds forces based on requirements of national military strategy, assessments of rapidly changing threats, and the expressed needs of the...
Стр. 791 - fleets. These aircraft will have physical and performance characteristics similar to a basic C-130H, with extended range operations possible as a result of their aerial refueling capability. In addition, these aircraft will be uniquely equipped with integrated avionics systems and defense electronic suites, providing the special operations mission with required capabilities. AC-130. The Air Force will buy 12 C-130H airframes from Lockheed, Georgia for conversion to AC-130 gunships. An avionics and...
Стр. 596 - ... annual contracts and are priced and negotiated at that time rather than piecemeal in the middle of production runs. Very substantial savings have resulted from this procedure. No contract or engineering changes may be submitted for negotiation without the signature of the Commandant of the Marine Corps or the Chief of Naval Operations and the Secretary of the Navy.
Стр. 776 - ... miniature homing vehicle anti-satellite warhead by the United States is necessary to avert clear and irrevocable harm to the national security. (3) that such testing would not constitute an irreversible step that would gravely impair prospects for negotiations on antisatellite weapons; and (4) that such testing is fully consistent with the rights and obligations of the United States under the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty of 1972 as those rights and obligations exist at the time of such testing.
Стр. 1 - You have had discussions by the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff of the...
Стр. 289 - When escort, mine warfare, auxiliary, and replenishment units are considered, about 600 ships emerge from this accounting — a force that can be described as prudent, reflecting geographic realities, alliance commitments and dependencies, and the Soviet fleet that threatens them. Unless Congress reduces our commitments or the Soviet threat weakens, there is no way to reduce the required size of the US fleet and still carry out the •issions assigned to the Navy. Does the Navy have a role in the...
Стр. 253 - Army has long recognized that an essential ingredient offeree readiness is human resource readiness. A critical factor in maintaining a high level of human resources readiness is ensuring that all soldiers have an equal opportunity to excel, based solely on merit, fitness, capability, and potential. Army leaders and commanders at all levels have taken positive actions to continue to embed firmly the equal opportunity function within the Army's leadership framework Minority and female representation...

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