Readiness of the Croatian Navy in Case of Migrant Crisis Escalation at Sea

Tomislav Sunko, Luka Minahović, Ivica Kodžoman
2020 Journal of Maritime & Transportation Science  
Migrant crisis which escalated in 2015 represents humanitarian and security challenge for European Union (EU) member states. Protection of the EU outer borders, as well as national one, has become priority task for all EU member states in order to preserve their political and cultural identity. This paper analyses the Croatian Navy (CN) capabilities in case of the migrant crisis escalation at sea, in order to protect national waters. The expected effect is to indicate that, considering their
more » ... abilities and experience, the Croatian Navy is capable of fulfilling the mission. Authors of the article investigated potential security threats in the area of responsibility of the Croatian Navy. This paper presents the possibility of an efficient response to possible challenges.
doi:10.18048/2020.00.07. fatcat:yzcbe45xijdr7fjj3bqxfmjvvq