Accession Number : ADA314821

Title :   Worldwide Challenges to Naval Strike Warfare.

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA314821

Report Date : JAN 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : Worlwide Challenges to Naval Strike Warfare is intended to expand the dialog on the context, environment, and challenges against which U.S. Naval Strike Warfare will operate now and until 2015. As U.S. Naval Strike Warfare approaches the next century, it does so with more flexibility, responsiveness, precision, and potency than ever before. However, the challenges that it will face in the decades ahead are also more diverse and more demanding than ever before. Just as in the over 200 times since World War II that it has been called upon, U.S. Naval Strike Warfare will again be asked to respond to crisis; often the first U.S. force on scene, and often in locations far distant from home, without benefit of allied support. This new context will not focus on historic U.S. Soviet animosities, but rather on new, emerging, major regional conflicts, or aggression by unstable or rogue states, or in response to International Arms Proliferation, or Transnational Criminal Activity. United States Naval Strike Warfare will operate in an environment of decreased U.S. base support overseas.

Descriptors :   *NAVAL WARFARE, *STRIKE WARFARE, COMBAT EFFECTIVENESS, GLOBAL, CRUISE MISSILES, COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS, JAMMING, SIGNATURES, AIRCRAFT CARRIERS, AIR TO AIR MISSILES, COUNTERMEASURES.

Subject Categories : Naval Surface Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE