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Final Exam Review NVSC 103 Fall 2007 QMC(SW/AW) Milian [email protected]
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Department of the Navy Navy Department
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Missions of the Navy 5 Missions of the Navy Forward presence Strategic deterrence Sea control Power projection Sea Lift
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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)
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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.
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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)
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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
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Department of Homeland Security The U. S. Coast Guard (USCG)
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