TITLE

United States Marine Corps Organization and Missions

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Sea Power;Jan2005, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p89
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the U.S. Marine Corps. Together with the U.S. Navy, the Marine Corps is developing an organizational paradigm that replaces the Cold War-era Amphibious Ready Group--a typical formation of transport ships that hosted a Marine Expeditionary Unit during nominal six-month deployments overseas--with the Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG). The ESG adds the Tomahawk Land- Attack Missile striking power of surface combatants and nuclear-powered fastattack submarines with amphibious transport capability.
ACCESSION #
16946935

 

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