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1

What term describes a nation’s ability to protect its political, economic, and military interests through control of the sea? (Page 20-1)

Sea power

2

Who was the first person to use the term “sea power”? (Page 20-1)

Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan, USN

3

Which publication defines Naval strategy? (Page 20-6)

Naval Warfare Publication 3 (NWP-3)

4

What broad course of action is designed to achieve national objectives in support of national interests? (Page 20-6)

National strategy

5

What are those conditions that are advantageous for our nation to pursue or protect? (Page 20-6)

National interests

6

What are the specific goals our nation seeks to advance, support, or protect? (Page 20-6)

National objectives

7

What is the U.S. Navy’s primary function? (Page 20-7)

Sea control

8

What is the ability to use sea power throughout the world in the timely and precise manner needed to accomplish a given goal? (Page 20-7)

Power projection

9

What year did Congress authorize the first six frigates of the Continental Navy? (Page 20-9)

1794

10

What year was the Coast Guard established as the United States Revenue Marine? (Page 20-10)

1790

11

What year was the Military Sealift Command (MSC) established? (Page 20-12)

1949

12

Nearly what percent of all military cargo on privately owned U.S. flagships and other merchant marine vessels are shipped by MSC? (Page 20-12)

25