power projection


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power projection

The ability of a nation to apply all or some of its elements of national power - political, economic, informational, or military - to rapidly and effectively deploy and sustain forces in and from multiple dispersed locations to respond to crises, to contribute to deterrence, and to enhance regional stability. See also elements of national power.
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However, in its pursuit of power projection it is acting not as his disciple but as the disciple of his near contemporary, Sir Julian Corbett, the architect of what became known subsequently as the "British Way of War.
Power projection involves the ability to use the sea to make strikes on targets of coastal or land- locked straits as well as in physically taking control of choke points.
Beijing: China's new long-distance military transport aircraft will "enhance its global power projection ability", state media said on Monday, after the plane's maiden flight at the weekend.
Under austere combat conditions, these engineering Sailors built and repaired airfields, landing docks, roadways and encampments, significantly improving the country's power projection and sustainment in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters of operations.
power projection capability in the post-Cold War era has provided the foundation upon which the credibility of our security commitments to allies and partners substantially rests.
Given that nuclear weapons do not aid in power projection or in compellence--as opposed to deterrence--this argument would need Iran to possess significant power-projection capabilities with which it could run amok.
This agenda in Europe involved the revitalization of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in the interests of American power projection and redefined securitization.
Senate that the Indian Army is preparing for a limited conflict along the disputed border, and was also working to redraw the Chinese balance of power projection in the Indian Ocean.
It also warned that the MoD's ambitious operating concept - known as carrier enabled power projection - would require a "level of flexibility not seen elsewhere in the world with comparable carriers".
The carrier strike group has always been at the core of our Navy's power projection.
On any given day, aircraft carriers exercise the' Navy core capabilities of power projection, forward presence, humanitarian assistance, deterrence, sea control and maritime security.