Nearly two years after a bold proposal of a “thousand-ship navy,” little progress seems to have been made in constituting it. Part of the reason is that the U.S. Navy does not seem to appreciate how the idea looks to many nations whose navies might participate.
Ratcliff, Ronald E.
"Building Partners’ Capacity—The Thousand-Ship Navy,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 60
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol60/iss4/6