Proceedings Magazine - February 2015

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Digitizing Proceedings

Realizing an important strategic goal, the U.S. Naval Institute has just completed digitizing every issue of Proceedings published...

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South Is Forward
Global maritime partnerships in Latin America and the Caribbean are more important than ever before.

As...

Lead Us!
Instead of emphasizing the differences between today’s junior officers and their predecessors, senior leaders should...
Keeping Humans in the Loop
You say you want a revolution? Autonomous unmanned vehicles could bring on the biggest one yet.

In his...

On a Collision Course with Green Energy
Naval aviation’s research-and-development ‘center of excellence’ has a new obstacle with which to contend...
Editor's Page

Unmanned systems have become such a ubiquitous part of the U.S. military arsenal that they barely elicit much notice among the broader population...

Now Hear This - Innovate, Adapt, and Prepare

The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in the use of unmanned systems, with every service branch seeking the latest technology to...

From the Deckplates - The Paramount Duty of Us All

Countless writers, bloggers, and speakers are concerned with military policy and readiness. This column has sought to highlight overlooked issues...

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Special - A Decade of Clashes: The U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, 1960–69

Digitizing Proceedings

Realizing an important strategic goal, the U.S. Naval Institute has just completed...

A Search-and-Rescue Guide for Senior Officers
The stakes in search and rescue are high, and leaders charged with heading these missions should draw on their experience...
The Trouble with High-Tech
The legal and moral questions that come with unleashing weapons that can seemingly think for themselves pose a dilemma for...
Getting and Staying Connected
In the future, interoperable systems could assure mission success in dynamic situations.

The best...

Finding Funding for the New Boomer
The Polaris and Trident eras of yesteryear offer insights on the budgetary path forward for the Ohio-class...
China's Naval Rise, France's Naval Genius
When seeking historical precedents for the growing Chinese fleet, analysts shouldn’t just look through a Mahan-...
Special - Kamikazes and a Barking Dog
An eyewitness recounts what he saw during the 1945 kamikaze attack on the USS Saratoga (CV-3)—70 years ago...
Professional Notes

What Are We Doing Right?

By Rear Admiral Paul Becker, U.S. Navy

CEO Notes

This year’s WEST Conference, “Lower Budgets and Higher Demands: How Do the Sea Services Strike the Right Balance?” has a laser...

Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - It’s Time for the MCM(X)

From the Civil War to Operation Iraqi Freedom, U.S. naval forces have had to contend with mines. No other weapon has presented a greater threat to...

Book Reviews

The End of Intelligence: Espionage and State Power in the Information Age

David Tucker. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press...

Naval Systems - Cruisers, Destroyers Move Toward Integrated Air Defense

The Navy’s Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems, in collaboration with...

World Naval Developments - Redesign the Procurement Process

In December, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced that the U.S. Navy’s next surface...

Combat Fleets

In recent years the Australian amphibious fleet has been woefully lacking in capacity, but on 28 November 2014 all of that changed for the better...

Lest We Forget - The First American Clash with Korea

In 1866, barely a year after the end of the American Civil War, a U.S. merchant vessel, the ...

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From Our Archive

‘Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel.’...

Comment & Discussion

‘Distributed Lethality’

(See T. Rowden...


 
 

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