Primary objectives of a Navy


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Nick Young
03/08/2012

The primary objective of any surface navy is the support of the land environment in whatever capacity is deemed necessary. This is true today as it has always been, no warship and indeed no navy can win a war; a war can only be won on land, by personnel with boots and guns. However, a navy can lose a war by failing to support the land environment, either directly or indirectly. An example of this was demonstrated during the Falklands War of 1982. The Royal Navy (RN) was tasked in transport...
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