1st Edition

Naval Strategy and Operations in Narrow Seas

By Milan N. Vego Copyright 2000
    352 Pages
    by Routledge

    Many books and articles have been written on wars in narrow seas. However, none deals in any comprehensive manner with the problems of strategy and conduct of naval operations. The aim of this book is to explain in some detail the characteristics of a war fought in narrow seas and to compare and contrast strategy and major operations in narrow seas and naval warfare in the open ocean.

     The factor of space; positions; bases; theatre and its elements; strategic objectives and fleet distribution; sea control and sea denial; methods; securing command; exercising command; contesting command; attacks on maritime trade; protection of maritime trade; support of the army flank.


    Milan N. Vego