Proceedings Magazine - June 2015

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Submarines: Key to the Offset Strategy
As has been the case for decades, the strategic spotlight shines once again on the U.S. Navy’s subsurface force....
Advocating Naval Heresy
Is the new maritime strategy really ‘new,’ or merely a repackaging of increasingly threadbare ideas?...
The Missing Link

Commander William Earl Fannin, Class of 1945, Capstone Essay Contest


Naval Special Warfare Command needs a...
From War to Peace—and Back

Commander Willliam Earl Fannin, Class of 1945, Capstone Essay Contest Winner


After spending more than a...
Submariners in Space

Commander William Earl Fannin, Class of 1945, Capstone Essay Contest


Similarities between navigating deep...
A Question of Retention

Commander William Earl Fannin, Class of 1945, Capstone Essay Contest


One of the salient issues facing the...
Editor's Page

As readers of this journal know, concern has been growing for several years now over the increasing naval capabilities of various peer competitors...

Now Hear This - People Development is Key to Acquisition

Schedule delays and cost overruns have long plagued U.S. Navy acquisition programs. Attempts to...

From the Deckplates - A Sense of Privilege or Service?

A recent conversation with a shipmate included a discussion of privilege and service. Service is...

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We Need an Undersea Constellation
A U.S. effort that began during the Cold War employed a network of ships and aircraft to guard against Soviet attacks on...
A Shaky Axis
German-Italian naval ‘cooperation’ during World War II’s Battle of the Atlantic provides a cautionary...
Defeating the Nautical Cheap Shot
The U.S. Navy must be prepared to neutralize any floating mine, the ideal asymmetric weapon for an outmatched adversary....
Crowdsourcing Global Defense
To maximize NATO’s defense dollars, the United States must emphasize interoperability—no matter how small a...
CEO Notes

For those who could not attend the Annual Meeting, I am listing the specific award winners who were honored. On behalf of all the Members, I...

Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - Liberate the CRIC!

In 1942, the U.S. Navy turned down Dr. Christian Lambertsen’s Amphibious Respirator Unit,...

Book Reviews

First SEALS: The Untold Story of the Forging of America’s Most Elite Unit

Patrick K. O’Donnell. Boston: DaCapo Press...

Professional Notes

So You’re Going to Be Chief of Staff

By Captain Paul Stader, Captain Bill Parker, and Captain Cathal O’Connor, U.S....

Naval Systems - Work Under Way on High-Speed Ship-to-Shore Craft

Textron Marine Systems is acquiring long-lead materials needed to start construction of two ship-to...

World Naval Developments - Russia Eyeing the Nuclear Option?

On 9 May the Russians celebrated the 70th anniversary of their victory over Germany. Their leaders...

Combat Fleets

This spring, Italy placed orders for its ninth and tenth guided-missile frigates of the Carlo Bergamini class. Built under the Franco-...

Lest We Forget - MSBs on the Long Tau

For the Americans it was the day after Valentine’s Day, 1967; for the Vietnamese it was the...

Naval Institute Foundation

In Appreciation: Betty Carney Taussig

Naval Institute Commodore Betty Taussig died in Annapolis on 27 April 2015 at age 94. She was a...

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