Does the U.S. Navy Need to Enlarge Her Coastal and Riverine Force Capabilities to Effectively Meet the Joint, Combined, and Unilateral Missions of Today and Tomorrow?
Master's thesis 2 Aug 95-7 Jun 96,
ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS
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This study examines the coastal and riverine force structure required to support the U.S. Navys operations in the littoral environment, The White Paper Forward...From the Sea reveals the Navys support to the strategic ends, ways, and means outlined in the National Security Strategy, emphasizing operations in the littoral environment. This study examines the brown water force structure needed to respond adequately to missions identified in the National Security Strategy and National Military Strategy, in the regions specified in these two documents where littoral operations might be the appropriate response. The impetus for this research was to respond to a question similar to the thesis posed by the Naval Doctrine Command.
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