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Navy

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Transcript of Navy

How it's changed:
-Dreadnoughts: 30% faster than conventional battleships
-Aviation (1920's)
-First nuclear submarine (Nautilus) was launched in 1954

Founded
April 30, 1798

Continental Navy was established October 13, 1775 (Navy Birthday)
Important People
-Founders: John Paul Joans and John Barry
-First woman to command a Naval Station: Marsha J. Evans
-"Father of the American Navy": Commodore John Barry
-Captain of the USS Constitution: Isaac Hull
-Hero of the Battle of Manila Bay: Admiral George Dewey
Equipment
SSBN- submarine. A stealth ship
B- ballistic missile
N- Nuclear
It has a Trident 2 D-5 missile system

- President gives launch
command.
Aircraft carriers.- Holds airplanes.
has 4-5k people, and is 3 football fields long.
There are currently ten in use, and two more are being built.


Important Events/Battles:
The battle of Leyte Gulf
: Biggest sea battle of all time.
100's of ships - some of the worlds largest ships were sunk.
200,000 people - Roosevelt.
100,000 square miles.
The Japanese tactic that sunk u.s. ships.
Sinking the Yamato Ship
: Most powerful battleship.
Was tricked into chasing lightweight fast boats as the U.S Destroyed the rest of the japanese ships .
Then Yamato was bombed and torpedoed to death.
Sources:
-https://www.navy.com/about/mission.html
-http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:United_States_Department_of_the_Navy_Seal.svg
-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_Navy_people
-http://www.historynet.com/the-u-s-navys-sea-change.htm
-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Yamato

Navy
Mission Statement
The mission of the Navy is to maintain, train and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas
Purpose of the Navy
"The strategic offensive role of a navy is projection of force into areas beyond a country's shores (for example, to protect sea-lanes, ferry troops, or attack other navies, ports, or shore installations). The strategic defensive purpose of a navy is to frustrate seaborne projection-of-force by enemies."
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