Author Results for Eric J. Grove

The Royal Navy in the Twenty-First Century: does it Have a Role Beyond the Defence of British Seas?

By Eric J. Grove

Since the 1960s the Royal Navy has struggled to maintain its global capacity in the face of pressures for economies. The focus of this pressure has been the carrier fleet and the assets needed to allow it to operate effectively. John Nott’s often misunderstood review maintained a maritime expeditionary capability. Cuts prompted the Argentine invasion […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Navies | Strategy & Diplomacy

The Royal Navy in the Twenty-first Century: Does it have a role beyond the defence of Britain’s seas?

By Eric J. Grove

The article asks pertinent questions about whether or not the Royal Navy could protect Britain’s seas, and lays out the historical context in which such decisions were made over the years. The response to the threats in many areas and tension between the Royal Navy and NATO was recognised by the acceptance of her ‘particularly […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Navies