Today, with the free use of the sea, the air over the sea, space, and cyberspace; with the power of information superiority enabled by networking; with long-range precision weapons; with the development of new, abundant, and affordable sensors to illuminate the future battlespace; and with the techniques of information warfare, navies are far more able than ever before to influence events ashore rapidly, directly, and decisively.
Barnett, Roger W.
"Naval Power for a New American Century,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 55
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol55/iss1/4