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Employing land-based anti-ship missiles in the western Pacific

Employing land-based anti-ship missiles in the western Pacific

Kelly, Terrence K; Nichols, Todd; Thrall, Lloyd; Atler, Anthony

Land-based anti-ship missiles (ASMs) feature prominently in the capabilities of many island nations in the Western Pacific, but the United States currently lacks such systems. This report illustrates the potential strategic advantages of the United States working with partners to build a coalition ASM capability, particularly in the event of a conflict with China, and includes an assessment of logistical challenges and positioning approaches

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Published Santa Monica, CA : RAND 2013

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Statement of responsibility: Terrence K. Kelly, Anthony Atler, Todd Nichols, Lloyd Thrall
ISBN: 083307833X, 9780833077929, 9780833078339
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Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Subject: Strategic aspects of individual places.; Pacific Area Military relations United States.; Pacific Area.; United States.; United States Military relations Pacific Area.; Antiship missiles.; Military relations.; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS Infrastructure.; TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING Military Science.; Pacific Area Strategic aspects.
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Contents

  1. Land-Based Anti-Ship Missiles in the Western Pacific
  2. Appendix A: Selected Anti-Ship Missiles Capable of Being Launched from Ground-Based Platforms
  3. Appendix B: Geospatial Analysis of ASM Capabilities in Strategic Asian Waterways.