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Protection of Shipping: A Forgotten Mission with Many New Challenges

@inproceedings{Grubb2006ProtectionOS,
  title={Protection of Shipping: A Forgotten Mission with Many New Challenges},
  author={M. Grubb},
  year={2006}
}
  • M. Grubb
  • Published 2006
  • Engineering
  • Abstract : The protection of shipping mission is a core mission of any navy. Despite this, over the past century, the capital ship primacy of Mahan and offensive ethos of Nelson have repeatedly caused naval leaders to relegate protection of shipping to a "lesser included" mission status, often leading to devastating losses of shipping when war came. Today, the protection of shipping mission still finds itself behind more high-profile missions such as strike warfare and ballistic missile defense… CONTINUE READING
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