Defense Sealift Capability: Hearings Before the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, on the Capability of Our Nation's Merchant Marine to Supply Our Military and Naval Forces in the Event We are Involved in Hostilities Overseas, December 12, 13, 1979, March 5, 1980
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Стр. 1 - States to maintain a merchant marine capable of serving as a naval and military auxiliary in times of war and national emergency.
Стр. 10 - Director of Troop Support Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics Department of the Army "• . Washington, DC 20310 Mr.
Стр. 65 - Ladies and Gentlemen, I appreciate the opportunity to speak to you today on foreign policy and national security considerations that relate to the omnibus maritime legislation that is before this committee.
Стр. 63 - FR 8121, Oct. 12, 1957, unless otherwise noted. § 275.1 Foreword. In order that a purchaser or an Owner receiving construction-differential subsidy aid under the provisions of Title V of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended, may receive the subsidy aid granted by the Board upon items of material or equipment to be purchased by such vessel purchaser or Owner or upon items to be furnished by the shipbuilding contractor pursuant to a contract allowance provision, the procedure set out in this...
Стр. 10 - ... comment on HR 5580, the NATO Mutual Support Act of 1979, and to express my full support for its early passage. My recent experience as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, US Army in Europe ; and as the Director for Logistics, Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and my current job as the Army Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics gives me a substantial appreciation for the importance of this bill. We need authority when dealing with NATO governments and agencies to arrange logistic support...
Стр. 68 - The United States has taken adequate steps to assure the availability of ships to meet its own military cargo needs but cannot do the overall job without commitments from allies. Over 4000 bottoms are needed to meet overall both military and civilian needs. Concerning plans to obtain all the merchant shipping required to support a war in Europe, US arrangements to locate and acquire control over US flag shipping that is needed for military reinforcement and resupply are far more advanced and assured...
Стр. 31 - There is no war plan, no contingency plan in the entire inventory in the Pentagon that does not assume at the outset that we are going to control the seas and have the ships necessary to support the air and army forces we put ashore." This assumption rests on the availability to us of the NATO fleet in time of crisis or war. Recent events in the Middle East and the mixed reactions of our allies underscore the serious situation in which prolonged neglect of our merchant marine has placed us.
Стр. 117 - The Sealift Readiness Program: The Commercial Implications of a Military Contingency Call-up of US Flag Merchant Ships. Panel on Sealift Readiness, Maritime Transportation Research Board; Commission on Sociotechnical Systems, National Research Council (Maritime Transportation Research Board, June 1975; 102 pp.; limited number of copies available from the board).