Parameters of Power: The US Navy in the Twentieth Century

  • George W. Baer

Abstract

A parameter is defined as a characteristic element of a member of a system, an arbitrary constant whose value describes the member’s behaviour or attributes. The characteristic of the US Navy in the twentieth century was a fleet strategy of offensive sea control. That was the way the service identified itself. Power was invested in an offensively oriented fleet.

Keywords

Europe Shipping Assure Crest Defend 

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© George W. Baer 1996

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