Proceedings Magazine - May 2015

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Digitizing Proceedings

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Putting CS-21R to Work
A view from the 6th Fleet, where the ‘operationalizing’ of the new maritime strategy is well under way....
Breaking the Anti-Access Wall
Reviving the forgotten ‘arsenal ship’ concept could give the Navy the edge in destroying an enemy’s...
Deconstructing Navy Inc.
On the surface, hiring contractors would seem a wise choice. But the Navy does so at grave risk to its budget and culture...
Recruit, Reward, Retain
The Post-9/11 G.I. Bill revived a great idea. Now the Navy must attract and keep its new wave of talent with relevant and...
Coast Guard Year In Review

The U.S. Coast Guard experienced another exceptionally busy year. There was a change in senior...

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Forward. Engaged. Ready. These are the signature words of America’s newly updated maritime strategy, which publicly debuted in March and...

Now Hear This - Collective Self-Defense for Japan—and Asia?

On 1 July 2014 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced an official shift in Japan’s defense...

From the Deckplates - A Matter of Compensation, Not Rank

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter recently called for the services to find new ways to “...

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Special - Anticipation and Surprise: The U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, 1990–99

Digitizing Proceedings

Realizing an important strategic...

A Proactive Defense
A regionally focused Marine Expeditionary Brigade in Eastern Europe would support NATO allies and friends at odds with a...
Silence on the Net
Mission command is the missing link in the Navy’s quest for information dominance.

With...

The Small-Craft Advantage
When it comes to executing missions in the littorals and rivers—especially in Latin America—and engaging with...
U.S. Navy In Review

During 2014, at any given time, about 95 ships—one-third of the U.S. Navy—were deployed...

U.S. Naval Aviation and Weapons Development in Review

The aftermath of sequestration and military budget cuts still echoed through the halls of the Navy...

U.S. Marine Corps in Review

It was a year of transition, as the Marine Corps’ role in Operation Enduring Freedom ended in...

U.S. Merchant Marine and World Maritime Review

The tantalizingly upbeat ambience that prevailed toward the end of 2013 led most pundits to predict...

Naval Review Resources

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CEO Notes

As I reported at the 142nd Annual Meeting on 22 April, the state of the Naval Institute is strong, and we had a banner year in 2014. We keep our...

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Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - It’s Time to Rethink the PHIBRON Commodore Billet

With most amphibious ships now or soon to be commanded by captains (O-6 paygrade), it’s time...

Book Reviews

A Higher Form of Killing: Six Weeks in World War I That Forever Changed the Nature of Warfare

Diana Preston, New York:...

Professional Notes

Surface Contact Tracking On Board the USS Mahan

By Ensign Gregory King, U.S. Navy

Oceans- Rigs to Reefs: Win-Win Recycling Offshore

Wherever an oil and gas platform is installed, most governments require complete removal and site...

World Naval Developments - Decoy, Deceive, Defeat

There is a renewed U.S. interest in the electronic-warfare methods developed during the Cold War to...

Combat Fleets

On 31 March the USS Peleliu (LHA-5), the last active Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship, was decommissioned from the U.S. Navy...

Lest We Forget - ‘ROCs’ and Other Denizens of ‘the Yard’

In the December 1968 Proceedings, Lieutenants Alexander Monroe and Thomas Lane wrote:...

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‘Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster, and if you gaze into...


 
 

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