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12-inch guns able actual additional allowance alteration ammunition amount appropriation approximately armament armor Army arsenal artillery asked balance batteries bill cable CALDER carriage carry cent charge Chief coast committee complete condition Congress connection considerable considered construction contemplated cost course cover CROZIER defenses Department desirable effect Engineer estimate expect expended fact field artillery fire fortifications funds give given guns hand harbor hearings howitzer increase installation Islands land limit maintenance manufacture material matter mean mines mortars necessary officers opinion Ordnance Panama plant practice present projectile purchase question range reason reference repair reserve rounds seacoast Secretary GARRISON shell SHERLEY ship speaking statement submitted sufficient supply things tion understand United WEAVER WINSLOW yards
Page 97 - For construction of fire-control stations and accessories, including purchase of lands and rights of way, purchase and installation of necessary lines and means of electrical communication, including telephones, dial and other telegraphs, wiring and all special instruments, apparatus, and materials...
Page 129 - For the construction of mining casemates, cable galleries, torpedo storehouses, cable tanks, and other structures necessary for the operation, preservation, and care of submarine mines and their accessories, and for providing channels for access to torpedo wharves at the defenses of the Philippine Islands, $55,000.
Page 202 - For the alteration and maintenance of seacoast artillery, including the purchase and manufacture of machinery, tools, materials necessary for the work, and expenses of civilian mechanics and extra-duty pay of enlisted men engaged thereon, $300,000.
Page 28 - The travel directed is necessary •in the military service. By order of the Secretary of War : HL SCOTT, Brigadier General, Chief of Staff.
Page 237 - ... for the purchase of the necessary machinery, tools, and implements for the repair shop of the torpedo depot at Fort Totten, New York...
Page 214 - Incidental to testing and proving ordnance and ordnance materiel, hire of assistants for the Ordnance Board, purchase of instruments and articles required for testIng and experimental work, building and repairing butts and targets, clearing and grading ranges, $300,000.
Page 12 - For the purchase, manufacture, and test of ammunition for seacoast cannon, and for modernizing projectiles on hand, including the necessary experiments in connection therewith, and the machinery necessary for its manufacture at the arsenals.
Page 144 - Provided. That the Chief of Ordnance. United States Army, is authorized to enter into contracts or otherwise incur obligations for the purpose above mentioned not to exceed $180,000 in addition to the appropriations herein and heretofore made.
Page 4 - Konigsberg and Allenstein in the first line, Danzig, Dirschau, Graudenz, Thorn, and the Vistula Passages in the second line. South of this point are Posen, Glogau, and Breslau facing Poland. Beginning at Neisse the defense against Austria consists of strong fortifications at Glatz, Torgau, Ingolstadt, and Ulm, and the approaches to Berlin are guarded by Magdeburg Spandau, and Kiistrin.