What Might Coast Guard Cutters do in Wartime? Part 1, Navy Shortfalls

Many of the new generation cutters may be around for another 50 years so it is likely they will see some conflict as previous generations have. What might cutters be doing if we go to war? What sort of environments? What possible missions? What capabilities do they have? And what might we want to be added?

We need to start with the question, what limitations does the Navy have that might prompt them to call on the Coast Guard? Why would the US Navy, by far the most powerful in the world, need help from the Coast Guard? Let’s look at their missions and the forces available. Read More.

 

5 thoughts on “What Might Coast Guard Cutters do in Wartime? Part 1, Navy Shortfalls

  1. For some reason, when this was originally published, it was well out of sequence and buried several pages back. “Read More” link above take you to that article. Please make your comments there.

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