Appendix

Appendix

Modernization tables used throughout the 2023 Index.

Oct 18, 2022 39 min read

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U.S. Army

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U.S. Army Modernization Table Citations

General Sources:

Program Sources:

M1A1/2 Abrams:

M2 Bradley:

Stryker:

HMMWV:

AH-64D Apache:

AH-64E:

UH-60A:

UH-60M:

CH-47D Chinook:

CH-47F Chinook:

MQ-1C Gray Eagle:

DPL:

OMFV:

AMPV:

JLTV:

U.S. Navy

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U.S. Navy Modernization Table Citations

General Sources

Program Sources

Ford Class Aircraft Carrier

Columbia-Class Ballistic Missile Submarine

Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer

Littoral Combat Ship

Constellation-class Frigate (FFG-62)

Virginia-Class

E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

F/A-18 Super Hornet

F-35C Joint Strike Fighter

Ohio-Class

U.S. Air Force

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U.S. Air Force Modernization Table Citations

General Sources

Program Sources

B-21:

F-35A

F-15EX Strike Eagle

KC-46 Pegasus

C-130J

MQ-9 Reaper

Air Force Platform Summaries

B-52 Stratofortress

B-1B Lancer

B-2 Spirit

A-10 Thunderbolt II

F-16 Fighting Falcon

F-35 A Lightning

F-15C Eagle

F-15E Strike Eagle

F-22 Raptor

KC-10 Extender

KC-135 Stratotanker

KC-46 Pegasus

C-5M Galaxy

C-17 Globemaster III

C-130J Super Hercules

RQ-4 Global Hawk

MQ-9 A/B Reaper

RC-135 Rivet Joint

U-2 Dragon Lady

E-3 Sentry

E-8 JSTARS

U.S. Marine Corps

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U.S. Marine Corps Modernization Table Citations

General Sources:

  • U.S. Department of the Navy, Department of Defense Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Budget Estimates, Navy, Justification Book Volume 1 of 1, Procurement, Marine Corps, April 2022, https://www.secnav.navy.mil/fmc/fmb/Documents/23pres/PMC_Book.pdf (accessed August 19, 2022).
  • U.S. Department of the Navy, Department of Defense Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Budget Estimates, Navy, Justification Book Volume 2 of 3, Aircraft Procurement, Navy, Budget Activity 05, April 2022, https://www.secnav.navy.mil/fmc/fmb/Documents/23pres/APN_BA5_Book.pdf (accessed August 19, 2022).
  • U.S. Department of the Navy, Department of Defense Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Budget Estimates, Navy, Justification Book Volume 1 of 3, Aircraft Procurement, Navy, Budget Activities 01–04, April 2022, https://www.secnav.navy.mil/fmc/fmb/Documents/23pres/APN%201-4_Book.pdf (accessed August 19, 2022).
  • “North America,” in International Institute for Strategic Studies, The Military Balance 2022: The Annual Assessment of Global Military Capabilities and Defence Economics (London: Routledge, 2022).

Program Sources

JLTV:

AAV:

ACV:

AH-1Z:

F/A-18:

F-35B:

F-35C:

Osprey:

CH-53K:

KC-130J:

U.S. Space Force

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U.S. Space Force Modernization Table Citations

General Sources

Program Sources

GPS

SBIRS

DSP

SBSS

STSS-ATR

  • Center for Strategic and International Studies, Missile Defense Project, “Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS),” Missile Threat, last updated July 19, 2021, https://missilethreat.csis.org/defsys/stss/ (accessed August 19, 2022).
  • Gunter’s Space Page, “STSS-ATRR,” last update July 21, 2019, https://space.skyrocket.de/doc_sdat/stss-atrr.htm (accessed August 19, 2022).
  • News release, “Missile Defense Agency Space Tracking and Surveillance System Advanced Technology Risk Reduction Satellite Transfers to Air Force Space Command,” U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency, February 26, 2011, https://www.mda.mil/news/11news0004.html (accessed August 19, 2022).

GSSAP

DMSP

WSF-M

Milstar

AEHF

DSCS

WGS

FLTSATCOM

UFO

MUOS