Accession Number : ADA315328

Title :   Marine Corps: Improving Amphibious Capability Would Require Larger Share of Budget than Previously Provided.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL A FFAIRS DIV

PDF Url : ADA315328

Report Date : FEB 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 53

Abstract : This report discusses the current status of the Navy's and the Marine Corps' capability to conduct amphibious assaults, improvements being made to that capability, the cost of those improvements, and how they will affect future budgets. The information in this report should be useful in deliberations on the readiness of Navy and Marine Corps forces for amphibious assaults and the funding needed to modernize this capability.

Descriptors :   *OPERATIONAL READINESS, *AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS, MARINE CORPS, NAVY, COSTS, NAVAL BUDGETS, MILITARY MODERNIZATION.

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE