U.S. policy requires that the Navy have the capability to operate on the northern flank of NATO, specifically in the Norwegian Sea. The vulnerabilities and strengths of both the allied and Soviet positions are discussed in this examination of the balance of power in the area.
West, F.J. (Bing) Jr.
"U.S. Naval Forces and the Northern Flank of NATO,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 32
, Article 4.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol32/iss5/4