The future of the U.S. Navy in the Persian Gulf

  title={The future of the U.S. Navy in the Persian Gulf},
  author={Austin C. Johnson},
Abstract : This thesis analyzes a range of possible future scenarios governing security conditions in the Persian Gulf, in order to determine future requirements for forward-deployed Naval forces in the region. Examination of the past 30 years of U.S. Naval activity in the Persian Gulf provides examples of a full spectrum of deployment options ranging from a nominal presence in the 1970's to the recent deployment of forces unmatched in naval history. Two contrasting scenarios, "best case" and… CONTINUE READING

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