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February 2022 CRS Reports of Potential Interest (Part 2)

February 2022 CRS Reports of Potential Interest (Part 2)

February 2022 CRS Reports of Potential Interest (Part 2)
Bill Kobren

Welcome to part two of our regular bi-monthly summary of recent Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports and primers on a range of defense, weapon system, acquisition, sustainment, pandemic, and supply chain management-related topics. Several recent issuances of potential interest to the defense acquisition workforce community include:

  • Navy Columbia (SSBN-826) Class Ballistic Missile Submarine Program: Background and Issues for Congress, Feb 22, 2022
  • Navy Force Structure and Shipbuilding Plans: Background and Issues for Congress, Feb 22, 2022
  • Navy Large Unmanned Surface and Undersea Vehicles: Background and Issues for Congress, Feb 17, 2022
  • Navy Virginia (SSN-774) Class Attack Submarine Procurement: Background and Issues for Congress, Feb 17, 2022
  • Replacing the E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), Feb 16, 2022

As I regularly like to remind our readers when I share these bi-monthly highlights of their reports (and particularly for those not familiar with the CRS), the organization “…serves as nonpartisan shared staff to congressional committees and Members of Congress. It operates solely at the behest of and under the direction of Congress. Information in a CRS Report should not be relied upon for purposes other than public understanding of information that has been provided by CRS to Members of Congress in connection with CRS’s institutional role. CRS Reports, as a work of the United States Government, are not subject to copyright protection in the United States. Any CRS Report may be reproduced and distributed in its entirety without permission from CRS. However, as a CRS Report may include copyrighted images or material from a third party, you may need to obtain the permission of the copyright holder if you wish to copy or otherwise use copyrighted material.”

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