Proceedings Magazine - November 1996 Volume 122/11/1,125

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In Defense of America's Navy
Men or Missiles for Close Air Support?
Will Sea Dragon Succeed?
A Joint Heavy-Lift Helicopter?
We Can Make Real "Starship Troopers"
Nobody Asked Me, But...No Women in Ground Combat

"Decisions on what roles women should play in war must be based on military standards, not women's rights."—General...

Meeting Minority Recruiting Quotas
Aviation Intel Isn't Ops
Failure Is an Option?
Strategic Bombing: Always a Myth
New FitRep System Doesn't Cut It

The new fitness report system was created to fight the corrosive effects of overinflation and peer ranking. Yet, judging from early returns,...

Nonlethal Weapons: Can of Worms
We Must Support Independence
The Critics Were Right
Will We Be Ready for Tomorrow?
Professional Notes
Book Reviews & Books of Interest
The U.S. Navy
Personal Journals: Every Leader Needs One
Points of Interest
World Naval Developments
Combat Fleets
Lest We Forget
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