TITLE

FORTRESS AT SEA? THE CARRIER INVULNERABILITY MYTH

AUTHOR(S)
Patch, John
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jan2010, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the vulnerability of an aircraft carrier in the U.S. It mentions that terrorists would select target with maximum psychological impact towards the people. It discusses the typical capabilities for carrier impregnability, which includes speed, armor, and defenses. It states that emerging technologies and advance conventional weapons would suspect the plain invulnerability of the carriers.
ACCESSION #
47668728

 

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