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USN ponders how to maintain its edge

28th July 2017 - 14:02 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London

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As competition from peer and near-pear countries challenges the maritime dominance enjoyed by the US Navy for a generation, the service is having to look at new methods to reassert, and in some regions, regain this position.

Delivering a keynote speech at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo in Washington on 24 July, US Navy CNO Adm John Richardson posed the question, using a business analogy, as to how a dominant company avoids becoming complacent as it gets bigger.

‘How can we avoid that fate? How can we restore our agility and competitive edge to maintain superiority?’ he

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Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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