Naval weapons systems and the contemporary law of war by James J. Busuttil

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • War, Maritime (International law),
  • Submarine mines,
  • Surface-to-surface missiles,
  • Air-to-surface missiles,
  • Air-to-surface missiles

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Book details

StatementJames J. Busuttil.
SeriesOxford monographs in international law
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKZ6563 .B87 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 249 p. ;
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL677891M
ISBN 100198265743
LC Control Number97024225

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This book is the first comprehensive critical analysis of the regulation of naval weapons during armed conflict. Busuttil examines in depth this century's three principal weapons--naval mines, submarines, and anti-ship missiles--explicating the relevant sources of international law that deal with this difficult but fundamental area of state by: 5.

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It examines the experience this century with the use of naval mines, submarines and anti-ship missiles, the three main naval weapons. This textbook is intended to serve as an introduction to the underlying science and engineering of weapons used in the naval service. The philosophy used in the material selected for this text is that individual weapons come and go, but the principles of their operation largely remain the same/5(3).

Designed for present and future officers, Payne's (U.S. Naval Academy) text provides a broad overview of naval weapon systems, focusing on how a weapon system interacts within the physical constraints of the environment.

The publication is based on material drawn from previous texts of the same title. Weapons systems. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st U.S.

An account of all of the weapons carried by the warships that fought in the Second World War which is divided by country, including minor powers not directly involved in the war.

Illustrated with over B&W photographs & over tables of data. Military, Maritime, World War II, Naval Weapons. It examines the experience this century with the use of naval mines, submarines and anti-ship missiles, the three main naval weapons.

The sources of international law relevantto an assessment of the law, that is the extant conventions, state practice, military manuals, war crimes prosecutions, and the opinions of publicists, are each extensively examined so that a clear picture of the law emerges.

Law of Naval Warfare David Letts and Rob McLaughlin Air and Missile Warfare Ian Henderson and Patrick Keane PART IV: Special Protection Regimes Detention under the Law of Armed Conflict Chris Jenks Wounded and Sick, and Medical Services James P Benoit Women and War Helen Durham and Eve Massingham Suggested readings: BELT Stuart Walters, “Missiles over Kosovo: Emergence, Lex Lata, of a Customary Norm Requiring the Use of Precision Munitions in Urban Areas”, in Naval Law Review, Vol.

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The first part of the book deals with the resort to force by states and discusses the threshold issues of force and armed attack by examining the permitted responses against such. British Naval Weapons of World War Two: The John Lambert Collection, Volume II: Escort and Minesweeper Weapons (Hardback) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Naval weapons systems and the contemporary law of war.

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The volume in the U.S. Naval War College’s International Law Studies series, The Law of War and Neutrality at Sea, by Robert W. Tucker, is a commentary on the Law of Naval Warfare. Tucker’s main concern in writing the Naval War College volume was to explore the relationship between modern belligerent practices and the traditional.

Books shelved as naval-warfare: The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy, Castles of Steel by Robert K. Massie, The Price of Admiralty: The Evolution of Na. Although the Great War might be regarded as the heyday of the big-gun at sea, it also saw the maturing of underwater weapons the mine and torpedo as well as the first signs of the future potency of air power.

Between and weapons development was both rapid and complex, so this book has two functions: on the one hand it details all the guns, torpedoes, mines, aerial bombs. Application of Law of Naval Warfare by U.S.

Naval Commanders. Many of the articles of U.S. Navy Regulations,are concerned with international law and with international relations of the United eObservance of International Law, is quoted herewith: 1. In the event of war between nations with which the United States is at peace, a commander shall observe, and require.

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After an introduction by retired army General Stanley A. McChrystal, the book begins with a discussion about the many facets of the role of the U.S. Judge Advocate in contemporary military operations. After this comes a discussion of the relationship between modern weapons and the law of armed conflict.

Having bought this brick of book as an "update" to the 21st century of the excellent "Encyclopedia of the Modern U.S. Military Weapons", I discovered, reading it, that even reporting each and all the weapon systems in use at the time of publication, respect to the predecessor of the 90s the author shows a certain reluctance in effectively Reviews: Busuttil, James J., Naval Weapons Systems and the Contemporary Law of War (Oxford Monographs in International Law), Oxford University Press, USA, ISBN Massie, Robert K., Castles of Steel: Britain, Germany, and the Winning of the Great War at Sea.

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72 For extensive analysis of the customary international law status of Hague Convention VIII, see Busuttil, James J., Naval Weapons Systems and the Contemporary Law of War, Oxford University Press, Oxford,pp.

29 – 71, especially pp. 78–   A naval arms race followed between Britain and Germany, as both countries hurriedly built a fleet of these powerful new warships. This race led inexorably to the outbreak of a world war.

During World War I these dreadnoughts formed the backbone of the British Grand Fleet. In Maythese battleships put to sea to intercept their counterparts. A directory of world naval weapons from to the present day.

Additionally, essays on Naval Technology, listings of Naval Reunions and Naval Orders of Battles. Explore the history of war and weapons with our timeline of weapons technology.

Please note, many of the technologies are difficult to attribute, and historical dates are. James Busuttil has written the following books: Naval Weapons Systems and the Contemporary Law of War (Clarendon Press: Oxfordxxi + ) (ISBN ) Towards the Rule of Law: Soviet Legal Reform and Human Rights Under Perestroika (Helsinki Watch: New Yorkv + ) (ISBN X) He has edited the following books.

International humanitarian law governs the choice of weapons and prohibits or restricts the use of certain weapons. The ICRC plays a leading role in the promotion and development of law regulating By entering this website, you consent to the use of technologies, such as cookies and analytics, to customise content, advertising and provide social.

This is a difficult book to review by itself. This is because it has its origins in the classic book "Naval Weapons of World War Two" by John Campbell.

Such was the success of the earlier work that a sequel was announced in the mid-'90s. Unfortunately, Campbell died shortly after getting s: Description: This book provides the first comprehensive critical analysis of the regulation of naval weapons during armed conflict. It examines the experience this century with the use of naval mines, submarines and anti-ship missiles, the three main naval weapons.

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Naval Weapons Systems Edited by CDR Joseph Hall, USN. i Introduction In the early twentieth century, the instruments of war were simply called weapons. The cannon, the rifle, or the bayonet were all considered separate pieces of weaponry to called destruction sub-systems. In this book, we will discuss how the various sub-systems function.

Major naval weapons and weapons systems are examined as they relate to naval strategy and the law of the sea. Although there are some legal limitations on the development and use of nuclear and other mass destruction weapons on the seabed, and in nuclear free zones such as Latin America, and on naval weaponry in Antarctica, the use of naval weapons systems is largely.

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The applicability of international humanitarian law requires the existence of an armed conflict that is either international or non-international in character.

Accordingly, the concept of armed conflict (as well as the related notion of war) and its temporal and material limits are the focus of the reprinted essays which open this volume.

Subsequent articles address highly contentious issues. Restraining the robots Autonomous weapons and the new laws of war. air-defence systems in Syria may have been free to do their own thing. were used in the second world war.

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The law of war is the component of international law that regulates the conditions for war (jus ad bellum) and the conduct of warring parties (jus in bello).Laws of war define sovereignty and nationhood, states and territories, occupation, and other critical terms of international law.

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The mere possession of nuclear weapons violates the Nuremberg Principles (decreed a day before Nagasaki) and other international laws, argues international law .The appearance of aircraft in naval warfare redefined not only naval tactics but also the whole strategy of naval warfare.

[xii] A similar process is at work today with precision weapons. In Sea Power and American Interests in the Western Pacific, David C Gompert concludes that ‘it .Today's high technology naval weapons systems require that a Naval/Marine Corps Officer be competent in the scientific and engineering principles that underlie their design, operation and employment.

Understanding the basic rules for evaluating or predicting a weapon system's performance are necessary as an aid to the imaginative use of tactics.

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