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Navy torpedo program MK-48 ADCAP propulsion system upgrade not needed : report to the Secretary of Defense by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20877) .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Navy -- Weapons systems -- Evaluation.,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Auditing.,
  • Torpedo-boats -- United States.,
  • Torpedoes -- Noise.,
  • Noise control.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesMK-48 ADCAP propulsion system upgrade not needed.
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Defense.
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p.
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14682715M

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