Analysis: Notes on the Future of Naval Warfare – MSI Turkish Defence Review / MSI TDR Reference Magazine of Turkish Defence and Aviation Industry

Analysis: Notes on the Future of Naval Warfare

3 Nisan 2017
ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2016) The future guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) transits the Atlantic Ocean during acceptance trials April 21, 2016 with the Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of DDG 1000, the future guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) May 20, 2016. Following a crew certification period and October commissioning ceremony in Baltimore, Zumwalt will transit to its homeport in San Diego for a Post Delivery Availability and Mission Systems Activation. DDG 1000 is the lead ship of the Zumwalt-class destroyers, next-generation, multi-mission surface combatants, tailored for land attack and littoral dominance. (U.S. Navy/Released)

Across the world, naval force planners and companies with turnovers in the billions are pondering the future of naval warfare. The prime motive of these efforts is to foresee what naval warfare will become in the coming years, and thereby gain an advantage against opponents – whether they are opposing naval forces or commercial competitors. Predicting the future is certainly no easy task. However, whether it’s by closely following the development of technology or directly taking part in its production, it is very possible to predict the changes on the horizon that will fundamentally alter the nature of naval warfare.

Continues on pg. 60 in March 2017 / 036 issue.

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