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A tale of two navies : geopolitics, technology, and strategy in the United States Navy and the Royal Navy, 1960-2015

Author: Anthony R Wells
Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, [2017] ©2017
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"A Tale of Two Navies is an analysis of the unique relationship between the United States Navy and the Royal Navy from 1960 to present. This loosely chronological study examines the histories, strategies, operations, technology, and intelligence activities of both navies. Bringing his extensive experience in both navies to bear, Anthony Wells provides a revealing look at the importance of naval thinking and how it  Read more...
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Wells, Anthony R.
Tale of two navies.
Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016034270
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony R Wells
ISBN: 9781682471203 1682471209
OCLC Number: 945951237
Description: xi, 250 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Organizational change and strategic priorities impact the US Navy and the Royal Navy --
Limited war in the nuclear era: impact on the US Navy and the Royal Navy --
The technology race is on: the US Navy and Royal Navies face an emerging soviet Navy that seeks technological parity --
The 1960s: the soviet Navy challenges the US Sixth Fleet and the Royal Navy --
The US Navy and Royal Navy as key echelons of American and British intelligence --
The Soviets shift gears and make serious challenges at the time of the Walker spy ring --
A real shooting war at sea: the Falklands Campaign of 1982 --
The changing tide: the demise of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War --
The 1990s: a decade of rising threats in the Middle East and a period of retrenchment with the end of the Cold War --
Conflicts, minor wars, and the world-changing event of 9/11: the US Navy and the Royal Navy in a new era --
The new challenge in the Middle East, the rise of China, and a possible challenge from Russia --
The sea in future strategy: the future partnership of the United States Navy and the Royal Navy.
Other Titles: Tale of 2 navies
Geopolitics, technology, and strategy in the United States Navy and the Royal Navy, 1960-2015
Responsibility: Anthony R. Wells.

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"A Tale of Two Navies is an analysis of the unique relationship between the United States Navy and the Royal Navy from 1960 to present. This loosely chronological study examines the histories, strategies, operations, technology, and intelligence activities of both navies. Bringing his extensive experience in both navies to bear, Anthony Wells provides a revealing look at the importance of naval thinking and how it impacts not only every level of naval activity, but also national defense as a whole."--Provided by publisher.

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