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Britain"s naval future

  • 220 Pages
  • 3.97 MB
  • English
Naval Institute Press , Annapolis, Md
Great Britain. Royal Navy., Sea-power -- Great Bri


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StatementJames Cable.
LC ClassificationsVA454 .C13 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 220 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3512959M
ISBN 100870219200
LC Control Number82073725

The author reviews the key projects that will form the centrepiece of the future Royal Navy, each of which has endured a tortured development history: the Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carrier, Astute class submarine, Type 45 destroyer and Type 26 by: 1.

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The 21st century promises to be one of huge uncertainties and challenges for the senior service. Does Britain have the right naval strategy to cope with emerging threats (does it have a naval strategy at all, and should it?) and, if so, does the Navy have the right ships and enough of them to.

ISBN: For an island nation, and one with such a rich naval history (The Spanish Armada, Trafalgar, Jutland, the Battle of the River Plate), the vast majority of the public in Great Britain are remarkably unconcerned about the present state of the Britains naval future book Navy (RN), let alone its future.

In this book Nick Childs makes a gallant attempt to fuel a debate he thinks is vital for the country?s. Britain's Future Navy is a thought-provoking and timely book. Australian Naval Institute Against the background of all the confusion, and the many new opportunities, a well-argued case for British naval power is a refreshing interlude Britains naval future book the reader will be able to compare its insights with what begins to unfold from May Price: £   Britain's Future Navy by Nick Childs,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2).

Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-xvi. PDF. Introduction. James Cable. Pages Alliance Naval War III: tasks and resources. James Cable. Pages Towards an Uncertain Horizon. James Cable. Pages Back Matter.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cable, James, Britain's naval future. London: Macmillan, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cable, James, Britain's naval future.

Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, (OCoLC) A far cry from its days as the preeminant naval power, the modern British Royal Navy nonetheless fields a strong collection of technologically advanced surface warships and submarines. There are a total of [ 12 ] Active British Navy Ships () entries in the Military Factory.

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