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    satisfy human beings’ needs. From our viewpoints, there are three main benefits of technology including the advantage in transportation, the improvement of daily lives, and the effectiveness of work and study achievements. First, technology has made a considerable influence on transportation. People are familiar with the transportation modes in the past including “men on foot, animals, wheeled carts, boats, trains, trolleys, buses and personal transportation, otherwise known as cars” (Koch, page 11). With the assistance of technology, amphibious vehicle is invented. Amphibious vehicle is used for transporting passengers and cargo that can operate on land and in water. Hydra Spyder is an example of this vehicle that has an ability to “seat 4 people and can easily pull a water skier with speeds of 46 knots in the water. In road tests, they can run the Hydra Spyder at speeds of over 125 mph.” (“Hydra Spyder”, paragraph 1). Furthermore, electrical vehicle is presented. Electric bicycle is brought out to use as a simple, convenient, cheap, and economical transportation. “The real advantage to electric bicycles in my view is efficiency in climbing hills or fighting the wind combined with better range. If you experience knee pain or exercise induced asthma for example, electric bikes can breathe new life into the sport of cycling” (Richard, paragraph 4). Electric car, which is powered by an electric motor instead of a gasoline engine, is produced. One of the benefits of using…

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    “Sustainment is the provision of logistics and personnel services necessary to maintain and prolong operations until mission accomplishment.” Effective sustainment allows the commander flexibility and operational reach to “seize, retain and exploit the initiative.” HUSKY, the largest amphibious operation of the war was a huge logistical challenge. Allied planners estimated Allied forces required 6,000 tons of supplies per day. A U.S. Navy action report in 1943 asserted “constant and…

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    In terms of partners, due to the region’s remoteness to the western strategic interests, the military involvement from our alliance, the U.S., cannot be guaranteed except for technology and intelligence. Therefore, if under the request from the local authority or under UN’s sanction, Australia should be prepared to lead such expeditionary operations on its own or in coalition with the regional countries like New Zealand and Indonesia. Although such missions have substantive importance, the…

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    in clearly identifying a line of operation at the beginning of his tenure as COMINCH. Subsequently, King and his staff developed a refined, four-phased “Pacific Ocean Campaign Plan.”This plan identified the anticipated line of operations through the island chains leading from Australia to Japan. King’s advance envisioned securing bases from existing Japanese held decisive points. American naval and air forces, operating from secure forward bases, would permit further amphibious operations to…

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    option, landpower can immediately transition into conducting unified land operations in the event that deterrence fails. In the contemporary operating environment, where daily operations within a single city can include offensive, defensive, and stability tasks, landpower provides the commander versatile, flexible capabilities to address the full continuum of conflict. Landpower is also well suited for joint operations that require cross-domain synergy, specifically because other elements of…

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    argued that technological progression drives development of new doctrine and practices for amphibious operations. The complexity and demand for the integration and co-operation of military personnel, logistics and fire support encourages implementing new concepts for amphibious operations. Further to this, the technology available will directly impact how any amphibious operations would be undertaken and drive the change in the doctrine and the forces that deploy. States spend money on…

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    concept of amphibious warfare seemed impractical and generally absurd to naval powers, which led to the ideas being ignored for an extended period of time. The main deterrent from utilizing amphibious forces was Great Britain’s attempted landing at Gallipoli in 1915, which ended in a horrible failure due to poor planning and execution. However, the idea of using Marines to fulfill an amphibious role for the United States gained traction and set the tone for many beach landings that would occur…

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    Summary Of Hill Godspeed

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    Hill Godspeed works at the National Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola, Florida as a historian. He has written many articles that have been published in scholarly journals such as Naval History, Naval Aviation News, and the Journal of Military History (Balano 217). Clearly, Godspeed is an expert on the topic of naval aviation. I personally chose Hill Godspeed’s article “Doyle’s Dauntless Dory: USS Nassau and the Evolution of Carrier-based Close Air Support” because the topic of close air…

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    Smart roads and smart cars will be able to decrease the rate of accidents with programs that will collect information given off by the smart car and smart road and use it to create safety alerts and warnings. A program that is being developed with this kind of purpose is called IntelliDrive. Intellidrive is going “to create interoperable connectivity among vehicles, infrastructure, and passengers’ wireless devices” (Row). Intellidrive will be able to create an interconnection between both the…

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    Henry Ford, with his genius concepts of the assembly line and interchangeable parts, create the American auto industry in Detroit in the early 1900’s. Throughout the 20th century, the industry flourished and floundered. Numerous unique factors impact the auto industry. Below is a summary of the following factors as they relate to the auto industry: government regulations, the US economy and globalization, technology, and socio-cultural influences. Government Regulations While Americans have…

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