Proceedings Magazine - January 2015

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Those in charge of drawing up plans for a next-generation combatant need to make sure the chosen model lives up to expectations.

Responding to now-outgoing...

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'Distributed Lethality'
For more power in more places, the Navy should increase the offensive might of the surface force and employ ships in...
A More Flexible Fleet
The Navy needs a practical platform—one that is economic and adaptable—to fulfill its missions....
The Struggle for a Strategy
To counter China’s recent actions and maintain stability in the Western Pacific, the United States must find an...
Close the R&D Gap
Knowledgeable energetic-materials experts are retiring faster from naval warfare centers than they can be replaced. This...
Lessons Learned from the LCS
As the Navy modifies its next surface combatant, it would do well to learn from the mistakes made with the littoral combat...
Editor's Page

The U.S. Navy has a global mission to project power and protect the sea lines of communication that help keep our economy, and the world’s,...

Now Hear This - Know Your Navy

When a fellow naval officer, a pilot, asked me the following question, I was stunned. “Surface warfare is a community without a mission,...

From the Deckplates - The Beatings Will Continue until Morale Improves

The recent Military Times report America’s Military: A Force Adrift exposes...

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Designing the Future Warships
Those in charge of drawing up plans for a next-generation combatant need to make sure the chosen model lives up to...
The Power of Tradition
Shipboard rituals have a place at the helm when it comes to how skippers should be treated by their subordinates. It’...
Advancing Undersea Dominance
In an era of rapidly evolving technological advances and ambitious potential adversaries, maintaining our beneath-the-waves...
When Quality Slips
Cost overruns in the billions, construction fiascoes, and a vexing dearth of oversight—welcome to the troubled world...
Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - We Still Need the Prowler

The U.S. Marine Corps has begun in earnest to divest itself of the EA-6B Prowler and the unique electronic warfare (EW) capabilities of the ICAP...

Special - The Postwar Years: The U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, 1950–59

Digitizing Proceedings

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Professional Notes

Overconfidence Can Be Crushing

By Captain Steve J. Coughlin, U.S. Navy

Every once in a while, we get a grim...

Book Reviews

One Million Steps: A Marine Platoon at War

Bing West. New York: Random House,...

U.S. Navy - LCS ‘Frigate’ Options

Outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has belatedly directed a path for developing the littoral...

Oceans - Shipbreaking: The Ultimate Recycling

From earliest times, when a ship’s life was over she was recycled to recover anything that...

World Naval Developments - Oil Crash Hurts Russia’s Military Ambitions

As November ended, the French had not yet delivered the new Mistral-class amphibious...

Combat Fleets

Russia has decided to purchase a second domestically produced Ivan Gren–class tank-landing ship now that delivery of two large...

Lest We Forget - The Higgins Boat

Andrew Jackson Higgins once publicly declared that students attending the U.S. Naval Academy...

Naval Institute Foundation

In His Own Words: Danno F. Mahoney

My introduction to the Naval Institute came through reading a wardroom copy of Proceedings in...

From Our Archive

‘Oh give me the flashing brine,
The spray and the tempest’s roar!’

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CEO Notes

Happy New Year to each and every Member of the Naval Institute as we enter 2015! I am very pleased to report the Institute had a highly successful...

Comment & Discussion

Lessons in Stoic Leadership

(See J. Burroughs,...

U.S. Naval Institute 2015 Ballot I Candidate Profiles

Click on the link below to download or open a PDF from the January 2015 issue of ...


 
 

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