Recently the Navy has used the build and charter method to provide nine new bulk petroleum carriers. The ships, built with private capital, will be chartered to the Military Sealift Command. Payment under the charter will be with Operations and Maintenance funds, which does not require specific congressional approval.
Truver, Scott C.
"The Military Sealift Command's Build and Charter Program for Nine Sealift-Class Tankers,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 28
, Article 5.
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