TITLE

The Royal Navy; Whither Goes Thou?

AUTHOR(S)
Banger, Manohar K.
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Mar2008, Vol. 134 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on why the British Royal Navy continues to lose its foothold in the world naval arena. The Royal Navy today, with 25 major warships, cannot truly claim to be a blue-water navy. There has been a drastic reduction in the fleet due to the Strategic Defence Review of 1998. The merchant fleet, too, has seen a major decline, with only about 20,000 British citizens making a professional living in it. These factors have contributed to the Royal Navy's decline.
ACCESSION #
31405238

 

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