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Final+Exam+Review - Final Exam Review NVSC 103 Fall 2007...

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Unformatted text preview: Final Exam Review NVSC 103 Fall 2007 QMC(SW/AW) Milian mmilian@sunymaritime.edu Department of the Navy Navy Department Missions of the Navy 5 Missions of the Navy Forward presence Strategic deterrence Sea control Power projection Sea Lift 1- Forward Presence To deter actions not in the interests of the US, and encourage actions that are in the interests of the US. Tactics: CVBG is central to mission accomplishment Preventative deployments : Show of force through routine operations (Med, West Pac deployments). Reactive deployments : Forces deployed in response to crisis (Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom) Use forces that are best seen and present the greatest influence (CVBGs/ARGs) 3 - Sea Control Choke point control: Using geographic choke points to prevent enemy forces from getting to open ocean (Hormuz) Open area operations : Seeking out and neutralizing the enemy on the open ocean (U- Boats WWII) Littoral: Seeking out and neutralizing the enemy in coastal areas. UNIFIED COMMANDS A unified-command contains significant components of two or more services These commands allow us to effectively use and coordinate our forces within a broad geographic region (theater) or within a major mission area Each unified command is headed by a Commander in Chief (CINC) who is directly responsible to the Secretary of Defense Current examples of unified commands Responsible for a geographic region or theatre of operations, e.g. U.S. European Command (USEUCOM), U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) Responsible for a broad and continuing mission, e.g. U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Strategic Command Deter military attack on the United States and its allies, and should deterrence fail, employ forces so as to achieve national objectives Deter/control nuclear forces Worldwide responsibility Worldwide responsibility Department of Homeland Security...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course NS 101 taught by Professor Milian during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Maritime.

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Final+Exam+Review - Final Exam Review NVSC 103 Fall 2007...

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