Ship System Innovations Will Have Lasting Impact on Navy's Future

Roth, Margaret
October 2004
Sea Power;Oct2004, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p18
The article focuses on innovations in the U.S. Navy. The U.S. Navy's transformations in the post-Cold War era has brought an array of high-tech innovation that captured the public's imagination. As the nation stuck back at al-Qaida or fought to five Kuwait from Iraqi invaders, the public spotlight has focused on the Navy's futuristic unmanned vehicles, super-automated mission-control centers and precision munitions. The experiments, which began in 2001 with the guided missile destroyer USS Milius are continuing and have become a working model for the concept. INSET: Smaller is Better.


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