By Christopher Martin

This publication argues that the united kingdom, as a post-modern globalised nation, would require potential to have effect over occasions and rivals that threaten the UK's pursuits within the twenty first century, and that its skill is the Royal army. even though, in contrast to different stories, this learn emphasizes the position of logistics, particularly afloat aid logistics and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. In doing so, the writer rejects the present conception underpinning army operations at distance, that distance degrades strength, and posits an alternate idea, that point is the main issue, for maritime-based forces. the united kingdom needs to reengage with its maritime prestige and retain a maritime-based strength to guard its pursuits within the new maritime century as a pace-setter in the foreign neighborhood. The ebook could be of use to students and researchers drawn to naval heritage and defence policy. 

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