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1

An element that enables a seadependent
nation to project its
political, economic, and military
strengths seaward is known as

sea control

2

The true strength of sea power can
only be measured in terms of a
nation’s ability to use the sea to
further its

national objectives

3

It is more feasible to send naval
forces, in comparison to other
military f o r c e s , into crisis areas
for which of the following reasons

The cost is low
2 . N a v a l f o r c e s c a n s t a y o n
station indefinitely
3. Naval forces leave behind no
physical reminders of their
presence

4

To continue to exist as we know it
today, the United States must have
a policy that recognizes its

worldwide commitments

5

What are the three fundamental
pillars on which United States
military strategy rests?

Deterrence, forward defense,
and alliance solidarity

6

Which of the following responses
could the United States take in the
event of aggression by a potential
enemy?

1. Meet force with force
2. Control the duration of the
fighting
3. Increase the intensity of the
c o n f l i c t

7

The Navy has the ability to outlast
any aggressor with

secure sea-lanes

8

time of emergency the Navy must be
able to venture into harm’s way

true

9

What is the most flexible element
of the TRIAD?

Intercontinental ballistic
m i s s i l e s

10

What is the sole mission and
fundamental reason for the
existence of the fleet ballistic
missile submarine?

To deter war

11

The TRIAD has been developed and
maintained for which of the
following purposes?

To deter nuclear attack

12

Ships of the Second Fleet patrol
some of the world’s most important
trade routes. In what area of the
world does the Second Fleet
normally patrol?

Western Atlantic

13

Which of the following fleets would
you find in the Western Pacific and
Indian Ocean regions?

Seventh

14

Which of the following terms
describes an attack that is
intended to inflict damage to,
seize, or destroy an objective

strike

15

Which of the following
characteristics of a strike force
is one of its greatest assets?

mobility

16

Which of the following types of
task forces is/are organized
primarily for strike force
operations?

1. Carrier
2. Surface
3. Submarine

17

The primary mission of our
submarine force is to destroy which
of the following types of enemy
ships?

Submarines

18

The first fleet ballistic missile
submarine was launched in what
year?

1959

19

When the term
is understood
the following
“TRIDENT” is used, it
to include which of
elements?

1. The base
2. The missile
3. The submarine

20

Trident I missiles have a multiple
warhead capability and a maximum
range of how many nautical miles?

4000

21

The destruction or neutralization
of enemy targets ashore through the
use of conventional or nuclear
weapons.

strike

22

The destruction or neutralization
of enemy surface combatants and
merchant ships.

anti surface ship

23

Naval operations generally accepted
as being nonconventional in nature.

special

24

This type of warfare prevents the
effective use of cargo-carrying
vessels by the enemy

anti surface ship

25

Correctly interpreted, this type of
warfare permits military decisions
to be based on accurate knowledge
of the enemy’s and
c a p a b i l i t i e s .

Intelligence

26

Which of the following types of
warfare assists in detecting and
targeting hostile forces and making
it more difficult for the enemy to
detect and target friendly forces?

Electronic

27

Antiship missiles can be launched
several hundred miles from the
t a r g e t . From which of the
following platforms can they be
launched?

1. A i r c r a f t
2. Submarines
3. Surface ships

28

The Aegis
installed
weapons system is
on which of the following
platforms?

Cruisers

29

Capable of simultaneously tracking
24 hostile air targets and
launching 6 missiles against 6
d i f f e r e n t t a r g e t s .

phoneix

30

Has a very small cross section and
flies at low altitude; radar
detection is difficult.

phalanx