A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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Never before have the maritime forces of the United States-the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard-come together to create a unified maritime strategy. This strategy stresses an approach that integrates seapower with other elements of national power, as well as those of our friends and allies. It describes how seapower will be applied around the world to protect our way of life, as we join with other like-minded nations to protect and sustain the global, inter-connected system through which we prosper. Our commitment to protecting the homeland and winning our Nations wars is matched by a corresponding commitment to preventing war. Our citizens were involved in development of this strategy through a series of public forums known as the Conversations with the Country. Three themes dominated these discussions our people want us to remain strong they want us to protect them and our homeland, and they want us to work with partners around the world to prevent war. These themes, coupled with rigorous academic research, analysis and debate, led to a comprehensive strategy designed to meet the expectations and needs of the American people. A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower binds our services more closely together than they have ever been before to advance the prosperity and security of our Nation. The demands of an uncertain world and the enduring interests of the American people require nothing less.
- Naval Surface Warfare
- Undersea and Antisubmarine Warfare