Friedman, Norman U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland.
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- Further differences between naval and land warfare
- Shipboard guns
- Antiship missiles
- Submarine-launched ballistic missiles
- Shipboard air defense
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Weapons that arm warships. Of the wide variety of such weapons, three important categories are exclusively naval: antiship missiles, torpedoes, and mines. Other weapons all correspond to land-based types, but submarine-launched ballistic missiles and naval antiaircraft missiles are so important that they deserve special mention.
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