Accession Number : ADP004223

Title :   The Navy Program to Develop Replacements for Critical and Strategic Materials,

Corporate Author : NAVAL MATERIAL COMMAND WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Kelly,J. J. ; Kinna,M. A.

Report Date : APR 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : In respone to the United States President's endorsement of research and development on critical and strategic materials (CSM), the Navy has initiated a program to develop design options for CSM in future weapon and platform systems. Key objectives of the program are: development of a data base, fabrication of materials and components, demonstration of hardware, and establishment of manufacturing process to provide reproducible materials and components. Four materials thrusts art addressed. They are: utilization of domestically abundant materials, development of domestic high temperature materials, evaluation of new materials and alloys, and conservation of critical materials.

Descriptors :   *Strategic materials, *Substitutes, *Naval planning, Planning programming budgeting, Data bases, Fabrication, Parts, Naval equipment, Manufacturing, Methodology, Heat resistant materials, Alloys, Conservation, Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE