For the purposes of this discussion, it makes a great difference which segment of the future we contemplate. Fortunately, the problems of the very immediate future solve themselves: We simply use what we have to cope with the initial conditions imposed upon us by the aggressor.
Carney, Robert B.
"Role of the Navy in a Future War,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 7
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol7/iss6/2