Proceedings Magazine - July 2015

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The key to rebuilding and retaining naval readiness? Take greater advantage of the Military Sealift Command fleet’s potential versatility.

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Keeping Our Asymmetric Edge
Congress must take a strong position in promoting naval innovation.

Among the powers that the U.S....

The Deadly Future of Littoral Sea Control
In an age of precision-strike weapon proliferation, a big-ship navy equals a brittle fleet. What’s needed is a...
Charting the 'Invisible Terrain'
Variables such as weather and topography affect electromagnetic warfare, and the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command...
Next Exit: Joint Information Environment

2015 Information Dominance Essay Contest Winner, Sponsored by HP


Proponents of the newest method for...

The Man Behind the Art
From the White House to the Vatican, From Reader’s Digest to Proceedings, Tom Freeman’s peerless artistry had...
Editor's Page

When weighing U.S. military capabilities against those of peer competitors or regional troublemakers, we tend to look at the hard numbers first:...

Now Hear This - Closing on Steady Bearing—Decreasing Range

The rise of other nations, prickly domestic issues, and simply the hard lessons of history are...

From the Deckplates - Shake Things Up on the Yard

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus is leading change. He has made or recommended modifications in...

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Maintenance, Modernization & Modules
The key to rebuilding and retaining naval readiness? Take greater advantage of the Military Sealift Command fleet’s...
Special - ‘I Was Made for This’

At 0617 on 28 December 2014, Air-Asia flight QZ8501 traveling from Surabaya, Indonesia, to...

From Readiness to Resiliency
The newly established Task Force Cyber Awakening has created a novel strategy to enhance the Navy’s ‘cyber...
The Face of Battle in the Information Age
With new high-tech capabilities come new high-tech threats, and the Navy needs to train accordingly for an era in which...
Rethinking Retirement
The current reasoning that determines when service members must retire is based on obsolete trends.

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CEO Notes

The Naval Institute staff, Board of Directors, Trustees, and I continue to develop an updated strategic plan for the Institute. The project is...

Comment & Discussion

People Development is Key to Acquisition

(See J. E. Colvard, p. 10, June 2015 Proceedings)

Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - It’s Time to Take the ‘Petty’ Out of the American Sea Services

Since entering the Coast Guard, I have chafed at the term “petty officer.” As a prior...

Book Reviews

The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

James Bradley. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2015. 384...

Professional Notes

Training and Readiness on the Cheap

By Commander David Dees and Lieutenant John Horn, U.S. Navy

U.S. Navy - The New Approach to Mine Warfare

With the advent of reliable unmanned systems, the U.S. Navy’s approach to mine...

Oceans - Maritime Cyber Security: Shoal Water Ahead?

Maritime shipping moves 90–94 percent of world trade. Any significant disruptions have global...

World Naval Developments - Collective Defense in the Pacific

In May, Japan held its first-ever defense show, in Yokohama. The event coincided with an attempt by...

Combat Fleets

On 23 May the first of a new class of air-warfare destroyers, the Hobart, was launched in South Australia. Intended to provide advanced...

Lest We Forget - ‘They Died So Hard’

On 20 November 1861, an unusual flotilla got under way from New Bedford, Massachusetts. Flags flew...

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‘Following the light of the sun, we left the...


 
 

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