Putting the Fight Back into Our Warships

Appleton, Daniel S.
June 2007
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2007, Vol. 133 Issue 6, p71
Conference Proceeding
The article discusses the problems faced by the U.S. Navy regarding its fighting abilities. Some of the problems include lack of expert fighting ability in battle training, shipboard organization, and lack of protective combat uniforms for shipboard war-fighters. Information on the steps to be adopted to solve the shortcomings is also presented. It is stated that there is a need to strengthen the shipboard human-protection systems.


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