Access Is Not Assured

Natter, Robert J.
January 2003
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jan2003, Vol. 129 Issue 1, p39
Conference Proceeding
Focuses on the requirement of strategies to encounter threats of mines and submarines of the U.S. Requirements for the fleet to handle critical access missions; Obstacles to U.S. naval and amphibious operations due to the presence of mines; Damages caused to the U.S. naval ships since the World War II; Organic and dedicated warfare systems; Plans to develop an unmanned minesweeping system.


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