TITLE

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS are on their way OUT

AUTHOR(S)
Turner, Stansfield
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jul2006, Vol. 132 Issue 7, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that it is difficult to expect any weapon system to dominate for many years at the time when military technology is changing very rapidly. It also holds true for 65 years old aircraft carriers that played a crucial role during World War II. At the same time, it is also difficult for military organizations to abandon weapon systems that have proven their worth. In his book "Men, Machines, and Modern Times," Elting E. Morison has explained how difficult it is for military organizations to abandon familiar weapon systems.
ACCESSION #
21679200

 

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