Proceedings Magazine - April 2015

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Digitizing Proceedings

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

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An Imperative to Engage
The United States must realistically assess what we can (and can’t) get from working with the Chinese navy....
China's Second Navy
While the world has been busy watching China’s blue-water naval buildup, the People’s Republic has been...
Operating in an Age of Austerity

First Prize, General Prize Essay Contest


George Washington once said that “To be prepared for war is...
The Coming Era of ‘Omnispatial Warfare’

Second Prize, General Prize Essay Contest


Navy leadership needs to shake off the bureaucratic shackles,...
Sea Power & Fortitude

Third Prize, General Prize Essay Contest


The adoption of...

Supporting Brothers—and Sisters—in Arms
The Navy must implement more flexible personnel policies to ensure that it doesn’t lose its most talented men and...
Every Sailor a Cyber Warrior
The Navy must prepare for warfare in the information domain the same way it does for conflict at sea.

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Editor's Page

On 13 March, after much anticipation, the leaders of America’s Sea Services—Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert,...

Now Hear This - Russia: Constrain, Not Contain

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the United States has had a series of unusual relationships...

Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - PCs are Small Ships with a ‘Big Navy’ Wake

The warships available to American commanders and policy makers are the most capable in history....

From the Deckplates - Don’t Ignore the Contrarians

Proceedings has long been an outlet for presenting novel ideas and challenging the status...

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Special - ‘We Win and They Lose’: The U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, 1980–89

Digitizing Proceedings

Realizing an important strategic...

Emerging from the Shadows
While details about China’s emerging nuclear-attack submarines are rare, contemporary articles published in Chinese...
Cyberspace with Chinese Characteristics
China’s literature shows that its experts are serious about cyber warfare.

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Cooperating in the South China Sea
Humanitarian aid/disaster relief offers the ideal means for China to work in harmony with fellow Asian nations—and...
A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower 2015

The following is the 2015 revision of A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower, the cooperative strategy between the U...

CEO Notes

The Sea Services launched the newly revised maritime strategy, “A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower: Forward, Engaged, Ready,...

Comment & Discussion
Book Reviews

Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid that Avenged Pearl Harbor

James M. Scott. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2015...

Professional Notes

Combating the Evolving Threats of Tomorrow

By Lieutenant Eric Zilberman, U.S. Navy

Naval Systems - Stable Power Key to Future Ship Systems

DRS Power and Control Technologies and San Francisco–based Lithiumstart Inc. have signed a...

World Naval Developments - Sharpening the Tactical Picture

In February, the destroyer USS Kidd (DDG-100) fired a Tomahawk cruise missile that hit a...

Combat Fleets

Late in 2014 Portugal’s navy announced intentions to acquire four retired Flyvefisken-class (Stanflex 300) multifunction guided-missile...

Lest We Forget - Sea Power in Korea

Just as the first watch began on the evening of 11 July 1950, a team of four Marines and four Navy...

Naval Institute Foundation

Still Making a Difference: Bob and Marjorie Austin

Bequests to the Naval Institute are a true blessing, but also bittersweet as they...

From Our Archive

‘Sanity is a madness put to good use.’ 

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