maritime power projection


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maritime power projection

Power projection in and from the maritime environment, including a broad spectrum of offensive military operations to destroy enemy forces or logistic support or to prevent enemy forces from approaching within enemy weapons' range of friendly forces. Maritime power projection may be accomplished by amphibious assault operations, attack of targets ashore, or support of sea control operations.
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That strategy of maritime power projection held through World War I, World War II, and the Cold War.
Maritime power projection consists of bombardments by aircraft, missiles, and guns, small-unit raids ashore, and invasions, all coming from across the sea.
Maritime power projection may be accomplished by amphibious assault operations, attack of targets ashore, or support of sea control operations.
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