Doctrine: Initiative

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Doctrine: Initiative
“Complete naval supremacy requires new equipment and tactics”
Requires Doctrine: Flexibility, Industrial Automation
Leads to Homo Superior, Nanometallurgy
Chassis Cruiser
Ability Amphibious Pods
Facility Naval Yard
Secret Project The Maritime Control Center
AI priority
Conquer: 2, Discover: 0, Build: 0, Explore: 4
A ship at sea is its own world. To be the captain of a ship is

to be the unquestioned ruler of that world and requires all of
the leadership skills of a prince or minister.

—Colonel Corazon Santiago,
“Leadership and the Sea”

The slow moving foils and transports developed under Doctrine: Flexibility provided an adequate early naval force. However, materials and manufacturing advances resulting from Industrial Automation make possible new classes of powerful ships developed as part of Doctrine: Initiative, which stresses the importance of global naval superiority.