The United States Navy will be ready to conduct prompt and sustained combat incident to operations at sea. Our Navy will protect America from attack and preserve America’s strategic influence in key regions of the world.
Richardson, John M.
"A Design For Maintaining Maritime Superiority,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 69
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol69/iss2/4