Accession Number : ADA112678

Title :   1981 Annual Report of the Center for Naval Analyses.

Corporate Author : CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA

PDF Url : ADA112678

Report Date : Jan 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 84

Abstract : The examples in this section represent only about a fourth of CNA's research during FY 1981. Subjects covered during FY 1981 include:(1) Current Forces and Operations--The Naval Balance in Key Regions, How Capable Are the Navy's Antisubmarine Forces, New Tactics for Fleet Air Defense, Aiming at Targets Over the Horizon, and 'Graduation' for Aircraft Carriers; (2) Strategic Aspects of Force Planning--Reading the Soviets, Can the Soviets Interdict the Sea Lanes-and How, China's Quest for Sea Power, and Will the Navy Run Out of Fuel; (3) Future Forces and Systems--Shaping Tomorrow's Amphibious Forces, How to Deploy Marines, Control Systems for Marine Forces, Space-Based Navigation for the Navy, and Tethered Air Vehicles as Sensor Platforms; (4) Manpower and Material Readiness--Forecasting the Supply of Navy Recruits, Maintaining Recruiting Standards, How Changes in Pay Affect Navy Reenlistments, Are Larger Aircraft Squadrons More Efficient, How to Estimate the Operating Costs of Naval Bases, and Cost Differences Between Public and Private Shipyards; (5) Non-Defense Research--Using Quit Rates to Help Set Government Pay, and How Work Tests Affect Job Search.

Descriptors :   *Naval operations, Naval planning, Research management, Naval vessels, Weapon system effectiveness, Military strategy, Marine Corps operations, Manpower, Cost effectiveness

Subject Categories : Naval Surface Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE