Naval Special Warfare Needs a Ship

Worthington, George
June 2011
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2011, Vol. 137 Issue 6, p10
Conference Proceeding
The article reports on the requirement of a ship by the U.S. Naval Special Warfare (NSW) forces which need to operate from the sea. It states that for long-range open-water transits they depend on the U.S. Navy. NSW comprises several SEAL teams including a single SEAL delivery vehicle team, and special boat teams. These teams which are supported by various units and U.S.-based groups, catch rides in whatever surface ships or submarines are allotted for a given operation.


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