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How do the Navy's two principal missions influence events on land?
Both influence events on land...
Strike operations area component of which Navy mission?
Projecting power ashore
The two principle missions of the USN are?
Sea Control and Projection of Power Ashore
Amphibious operations are not considered as part of the Navy's power ashore projection mission because the main components of such operations are Marine Corps and/or Army units.
False
Difficulties encountered by the Navy in integrating into the joint air operations planned and directed by the Joint Force Air Component Commander (JFACC) during Operation DESERT STORM were due to ______________.
lack of compatible communications equipment AND the Navy's long time practice of decentralized command of air power
The changes in strike warfare organization and planning resulting from lessons learned in the 1990-1 Gulf War were tested ______________.
in the series of operations in the Balkans during the late 1990s
In order to effectively defend itself from hostile forces while simultaneously conducting strike warfare in a joint environment, it is necessary for the on scene Naval air commander to operate independent from the Joint Air Component Commander.
False
The Navy mission of projecting power ashore is a relatively new mission, made possible by the introduction of the Tomahawk Land Attack Missile.
False
Which of the following is not a principle mechanism by which the Navy executes strike warfare?
Amphibious assaults
The 1990-1 Gulf War validated the Navy's strike warfare reliance on precision guided munitions and as a result nearly no "dumb" bombs were utilized.
False
The ATO is the Air Force equivalent of NATO
False
Strike warfare, as practiced by the Navy during the 1990-91 Gulf War, resulted in the new mission of close-air support being assigned to OV-10 and AH-1 aircraft.
False
During Operation DESERT STORM, Navy and Marine Corps aircraft ______________.
Flew approximately one third of the total sorties flown by US aircraft- directly proportional to their numbers in the US air inventory
Because they have no long-range strike capability, the Perry-class guided missile frigates are the primary means of AAW within a Carrier Strike Group.
False
Because a Carrier Strike Group is the main element of the Navy's strike warfare mission, the Carrier Strike Group does not have an organic anti-submarine warfare capability.
False
Anti-submarine warfare capability is provided to a Carrier Strike Group by ______________.
All answers are correct
The Fleet Response Plan's goal is to ______________.
6 deploy now and 2 more in 90 days
The Virginia-class submarine is an improved version of the Seawolf class. It is just as quiet, but has greater speed, can operate at increased depth and can carry more weapons than the Seawolf class.
False
Carrier Strike Groups are dependent on Logistical Supply Squadrons (LSSs) for replenishment of ammunition, fuel and supplies as they do not have logistical support ships organic to them.
False
The "Summer Pulse 04" exercise ______________.
utilized seven carrier strike groups deployed around the world
Carrier-based aircraft are limited in their ability to attack targets located relatively far inland due to their inability to conduct in-flight refueling.
False
All of the ships assigned to a Carrier Strike Group have the capability of keeping up with the carrier when the carrier is operating at its maximum speed.
False
Carrier Strike Groups (CSGs) are employed ______________.
All answers are correct
The Navy's Flexible Deployment Concept has been the foundation for the successful use of carrier-based aviation during several major wars and numerous smaller conflicts over the past several decades.
False
Protection of a Marine amphibious force while enroute to, and upon arrival in, an amphibious objective area may be provided by ______________.
carrier strike groups
which of the following is not able to conduct long range strike missions?
FFG
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