SUW - NWP 3-20.6 NAVAL WARFARE PUBLICATION SURFACE SHIP...

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NAVAL WARFARE PUBLICATION SURFACE SHIP TACTICAL EMPLOYMENT IN NAVAL WARFARE NWP 3-20.6 (Formerly NWP 60) DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS 1 (Reverse Blank) ORIGINAL NWP 3-20.6 PRIMARY REVIEW AUTHORITY: COMMANDER, SURFACE WARFARE DEVELOPMENT GROUP 0411LP0009480 DISTRIBUTION AUTHORIZED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND U.S. DOD CONTRACTORS ONLY FOR OPERATIONAL USE TO PROTECT TECHNICAL DATA OR INFORMATION FROM AUTOMATIC DISSEMINATION. THIS DETERMINATION WAS MADE 11 OCTOBER 2003. OTHER REQUESTS SHALL BE REFERRED TO NAVY WARFARE DEVELOPMENT COMMAND, 686 CUSHING ROAD, NEWPORT, RI 02841-1207.
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3 (Reverse Blank) ORIGINAL NWP 3-20.6
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March 1996 PUBLICATION NOTICE 1. NWP 3-20.6, Surface Ship Tactical Employment in Naval Warfare, is available in the Naval Warfare Publications Library. This publication su- persedes NWP 60. It is effective upon receipt. 2. Summary. NWP 3-20.6 describes the employment of surface ships, in- cluding aircraft carriers, and introduces and describes the NWP 3 series of publications. 5 (Reverse Blank) ORIGINAL NWP 3-20.6 ROUTING Naval Warfare Publications Custodian Naval warfare publications must be made readily available to all users and other interested personnel within the U.S. Navy. Classified naval warfare pub- lications are to be treated in the same manner as other classified information. Note to Naval Warfare Publications Custodian : This notice should be duplicated for routing to cognizant personnel in accordance with NWP 1-01.
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DOCTRINAL STATEMENT The contents of this publication provide baseline tactics that establish the preferred beginning point for the tactical commander. Options to the baseline tactics are also presented. Tactical commanders will use baseline tactics to build the tactical innovation necessary for success in naval warfighting. Baseline tactics herein will be used as the basic structure for training. 7 (Reverse Blank) ORIGINAL NWP 3-20.6
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SURFACE SHIP TACTICAL EMPLOYMENT IN NAVAL WARFARE CONTENTS Page No. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY SECTION I - INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND CHAPTER 1 - SURFACE WARFARE TACTICAL DOCTRINE 1.1 INTRODUCTION . ............................................................................................................... 1-1 1.2 TACTICAL DEFINITIONS. ................................................................................................ 1-1 1.3 SCOPE OF NWP 3 SERIES PUBLICATIONS. .................................................................. 1-1 1.4 FOCUS OF NWP 3 SERIES . ............................................................................................... 1-1 1.5 FOCUS OF NWP 2/4/5/6 SERIES. ...................................................................................... 1-1 1.6 RELATIONSHIP OF NWP 3 SERIES TO TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS . .................... 1-1 1.7 STRUCTURE OF NWP 3 SERIES. ..................................................................................... 1-1 1.7.1 Organization by Warfare Area . ............................................................................................ 1-1 1.7.2 Types of Publications . .......................................................................................................... 1-2 1.7.3 Standard Format . .................................................................................................................. 1-2 1.8 THE TACTICAL CYCLE. ................................................................................................... 1-3 CHAPTER 2 - SURFACE FORCES IN NAVAL STRATEGY 2.1 INTRODUCTION . ............................................................................................................... 2-1 2.2 GOALS. ................................................................................................................................ 2-1 2.3 NAVAL STRATEGY . ......................................................................................................... 2-1 2.4 NAVAL MISSIONS. ............................................................................................................ 2-2 2.4.1 Surface Force Presence. ........................................................................................................ 2-2 2.4.2 Surface Force Deterrence . .................................................................................................... 2-2 2.4.3 Surface Force Sea Control. ................................................................................................... 2-2 2.4.4 Surface Force Power Projection . .......................................................................................... 2-3 2.4.5 Surface Force Warfighting . .................................................................................................. 2-3 9 ORIGINAL NWP 3-20.6
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2.5 MAJOR WARFARE TASKS . ............................................................................................. 2-3 2.6 SUPPORTING WARFARE TASKS . .................................................................................. 2-4 2.7 SURFACE SHIPS IN MODERN CONFLICT . ................................................................... 2-4 2.7.1 Surveillance . ........................................................................................................................ 2-5 2.7.2 Show of Force. ...................................................................................................................... 2-5 2.7.3 Use of Force. ......................................................................................................................... 2-5 2.7.4 Regional Conflict. ................................................................................................................. 2-5 2.7.5 Global Conventional War. .................................................................................................... 2-6 2.7.6 Theater Nuclear War . ........................................................................................................... 2-6 2.7.7 Strategic Nuclear War . ......................................................................................................... 2-6 2.8 SURFACE SHIP TYPES . .................................................................................................... 2-6 2.8.1 Combatants . .......................................................................................................................... 2-6 2.8.2
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