Accession Number:

ADA604133

Title:

Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2014-06-05

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

The Navy for several years has carried out a variety of irregular warfare IW and counterterrorism CT activities. Among the most readily visible of the Navy s recent IW operations have been those carried out by Navy sailors serving ashore in Afghanistan and Iraq. Many of the Navy s contributions to IW operations around the world are made by Navy individual augmentees IAs individual Navy sailors assigned to various Department of Defense DOD operations.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE