Enforcement of Overland No-Fly Zones by Joint Forces Using Sea Based Surface to Air Missiles
NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI JOINT MILITARY OPERATIONS DEPT
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The Navy can be a force multiplier assisting in the enforcement of overland no fly zones from littoral waters around the world. The Navy has improved the weapons and sensors in surface combatants. Their overland capabilities coupled with the increased focus on littoral operations provide the basis for bringing naval power projection into a new arena. There are significant challenges to overcome in command and control and positive identification of no fly zone violators but these challenges pale in comparison to the value this concept adds to the resources at the command of the Joint Force Commander.
- Surface-Launched Guided Missiles