Proceedings Magazine - October 2014

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With its ability to integrate information from a wide variety of sources, the Coastal Surveillance System can help provide maritime situational awareness.

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Caught Off Guard
Why are first responders so often unprepared for large-scale disasters? Proper preparation requires innovative thinking,...
Looking but Not Seeing
To better spot the illicit maritime actors they are charged with interdicting, the Coast Guard Needs a clandestine boat...
Applied Readiness
The Optimized Fleet Response plan will allow the Navy to maximize operational availability while providing greater...
Performance Over Process
The Navy’s readiness-evaluation system is perilously flawed; in the face of rising challenges it must be reformed...
Editor's Page

The first decade-plus of the 21st century has seen its share of disasters, both man-made and natural. 9/11. Hurricane Katrina. The 2010 Haitian...

Now Hear This - We Must Continue to Own the Maritime Battlespace

Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert’s 2012 Sailing Directions stipulate: “Our approach should be joint and combined...

From the Deckplates - Win the Inside

Inexperienced leaders often find it challenging to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to be effective. Teaching leadership is difficult,...

Special - 'A New Level of Professional Maturity': The U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, 1920-29

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Connecting the Dots
With its ability to integrate information from a wide variety of sources, the Coastal Surveillance System can help provide...
In Case of Emergency
There are many possible scenarios for domestic disasters —so why should catastrophe response follow a one-size-fits-...
In Defense of Doctrine
To stay prepared for future conflicts, the U.S. Navy must once again recognize the importance of arming sailors with a...
Masters or Jacks?
Treating the Information Dominance Corps as a general warfare competency risks weakening the skill sets of its specialists...
Russia: Why Can't We Just Get Along?
The following is an excerpt from Admiral Stavridis’ memoir The Accidental Admiral: A Sailor Takes Command at NATO...
‘A Perfect American Victory’

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CEO Notes

I take great pleasure in sharing with Members the new works emerging from the Naval Institute Press, books central to our mission of advancing the...

Nobody Asked Me, But. . . - Warfighters Need Leaders

A commanding officer sits quietly in his stateroom. After four underway weeks full of activity, he has finally found a moment to enjoy a cup of...

Book Reviews

Bridging Troubled Waters: China, Japan, and Maritime Order in the East China Sea

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Professional Notes

Wanted: An Agile, Low-Cost, Irregular-Warfare Surface Combatant

By Lieutenant John...

World Naval Developments - Rebirth of the Royal Carrier

In July, the Royal Navy launched HMS Queen Elizabeth II, the first of two new carriers. She and her sister HMS Prince of Wales...

Combat Fleets

On 23 August India commissioned its first 3,100-ton Kamorta-class (Project 28) corvette into service. Designed primarily for...

Lest We Forget - 'The Maddest Idea'

On 3 October 1775, Stephen Hopkins of Rhode Island rose before the Continental Congress in Philadelphia and introduced a resolution calling for...

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In His Own Words: David E. Conston, MD

My introduction to the Naval Institute was almost...

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‘Help me, Cassius, or I sink!’

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