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July 2021 CRS Reports of Potential Interest (Part 2)

Welcome to the second of our regular bi-monthly summaries for the month of July 2021 of recent Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports and primers on a range of defense-, weapon system-,…

July 2021 CRS Reports of Potential Interest (Part 2)

July 2021 CRS Reports of Potential Interest (Part 2)
Bill Kobren
Welcome to the second of our regular bi-monthly summaries for the month of July 2021 of recent Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports and primers on a range of defense-, weapon system-, acquisition-, pandemic-, and supply chain management-related topics. A wide range of recent issuances of potential interest to the defense acquisition workforce include:
  • Multiyear Procurement (MYP) and Block Buy Contracting in Defense Acquisition: Background and Issues for Congress, Jul 29, 2021
  • Navy DDG-51 and DDG-1000 Destroyer Programs: Background and Issues for Congress, Jul 29, 2021
  • Navy Ford (CVN-78) Class Aircraft Carrier Program: Background and Issues for Congress, Jul 29, 2021
  • Navy TAGOS(X) Ocean Surveillance Shipbuilding Program: Background and Issues for Congress, Jul 29, 2021
  • Coast Guard Cutter Procurement: Background and Issues for Congress, Jul 28, 2021
  • Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter (Polar Icebreaker) Program: Background and Issues for Congress, Jul 28, 2021
  • The Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) Program: Background and Issues for Congress, Jul 27, 2021
  • Defense Primer: Naval Forces, Jul 21, 2021
  • FY2022 Electronic Warfare Funding Trends, Jul 21, 2021
  • Navy DDG(X) Next-Generation Destroyer Program: Background and Issues for Congress, Jul 20, 2021
  • Navy Light Amphibious Warship (LAW) Program: Background and Issues for Congress, Jul 20, 2021
  • Navy Next-Generation Logistics Ship (NGLS) Program: Background and Issues for Congress, Jul 20, 2021
  • Marine Corps Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV), Jul 19, 2021
  • Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues, Jul 16, 2021
  • Overview of Department of Defense Use of the Electromagnetic Spectrum, Jul 16, 2021
  • Navy Constellation (FFG-62) Class Frigate Program: Background and Issues for Congress, Jul 15, 2021
  • Navy Large Unmanned Surface and Undersea Vehicles: Background and Issues for Congress, Jul 15, 2021
  • Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons, Jul 15, 2021

And as always, just a quick reminder that the CRS “…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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