maritime supremacy

maritime supremacy

That degree of maritime superiority wherein the opposing force is incapable of effective interference.
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As with other powerful nations throughout history, maritime supremacy has been the key to America's rise to superpower status and the relative peace of the postwar era.
Navy's 30-year shipbuilding plan showed further reductions for the future, putting the fleet's average yearly number of ships below the 300 mark that was once seen as a critical threshold for maritime supremacy.
Gray, drove his 1999 history Maritime Supremacy and the Opening of the Western Mind.
McDougall invoked history and the wisdom of classical geopolitical theorists, such as Karl Haushofer, Halford Mackinder, and Alfred Thayer Mahan, to show that the most successful grand strategies have been based on sea power and maritime supremacy.
STOCKTON'S maritime supremacy on Teesside in the 18th century was undisputed, having had customs officers based in the town since 1680, with responsibility for not only the entire length of the tidal Tees, but also the coastline extending between Ryhope and Saltburn.
4's mission shifted from maritime supremacy to saving lives.
Senator Kit Bond (R, MO), who has supported and encouraged EnerSys' development efforts noted, "We are proud that a Missouri-based facility is producing such advanced batteries for the US Navy submarine program, which is so crucial to national security and US maritime supremacy.
The Hood symbolised British maritime supremacy upon which the continued survival of this country depended and prior to the Second World War she and those who sailed in her were greeted with warmth and affection in every harbour visited worldwide.
If anything, between 1415--when the Portuguese first conquered Ceuta (which was part of Morocco) and the English were battling the French at Agincourt--up to 1580, when the Portuguese had acquired maritime supremacy and trade extending from West Africa and around the Cape of Good Hope to India and Southeast Asia, or across the South Atlantic to Brazil, small Portugal had the upper hand over England.
Making the effort to re-examine documents and conclusions, it is always easier to look back to earlier times when the naval and maritime supremacy of Portugal could not be questioned.
Peter Padfield on 18th century North American prosperity in his book, Maritime Supremacy and The Opening of the Western Mind (Pimlico, pounds 12.
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