BuAir had airplanes, BuOrd had ordnance, and BuShips
had you know what.
In addition to the naval shipyards owned by defense contractors, such as the Electric Boat Company (now General Dynamics Electric Boat), BUSHIPS
allowed defense contractors to use U.S.
However, OPNAV, BuAer, and BuShips
lacked the shared understanding that placing jets on carriers meant that the carriers had to change in a fundamental way.
This program is jointly controlled by Naval Reactors (NR), a division of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and Nuclear Propulsion Code 390, later Code 1500 (NPD), a department of the US Navy Bureau of Ships (BuShips