2016 EMF Conference Part 5: Maritime Strategy for the 21st Century – Captain RSwN (Retd.) Lars Wedin 5-7 December 2016
EMF Conference Part 5: Maritime Strategy for the 21st Century
Captain RSwN (Retd.) Lars Wedin– Académie de marine, ERPIC Board of Directors
EMF Conference 5-7 December 2016
There are numerous ways in which the sea can be used and its importance has many aspects: political, military, economic, and environmental. Maritime strategy has two general callings: to create, favour and increase the factors constituting maritime power, and to put this power into use in order to achieve political objectives. What are the conditions for a country to become a maritime power? What is the mission of a maritime force and what challenges does it face?