Proceedings Magazine - March 1997 Volume 123/3/1,129

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'Included in Our Sticker Price': Interview with the Chief of Naval Operations

During a recent office visit, Admiral Jay Johnson fielded a wide range of questions from Proceedings editors John Miller and Brendan Greeley...

Facing Westward to the Future

Traditional Asia Pacific Indian Ocean population centers are fast becoming centers of wealth, productivity, power and influence as the...

Comment and Discussion

"Stealth Emerges at Farnborough"

(See N. Friedman, p. 92, December 1996 Proceedings)

The Commanders Respond

Thirteen commanders entered the forum—the sixth year we have asked them—to answer the question: "How does your Navy intend...

Asia at Sea

Winner, International Navies Essay Contest

Anticipating further US withdrawal from the region, the nations of Asia Pacific are...

A Naval Doctrine for the Armada

First Honorable Mention, International Navies Essay Contest

With the government's renewed emphasis on defense capabilities,...

Back to the Future

Second Honorable Mention, International Navies Essay Contest

Since the end of the Cold War, Western naval focus has shifted from...

International Navies Photo Contest Winners

Hosting the International Navies Photo Contest is a wonderful pleasure for the staff of Proceedings magazine.

Every year we...

Recent Trends in Naval Procurement

Despite the downsizing of major navies in the past year, a number of interesting new projects are either in hand or about to start, giving...

French Build Warships for Oman and Kuwait

Since the 1970s, Constructions Mecaniques de Normandie's (CMN) Combatante series of missile-armed fast attack craft has given its name...

Chile Begins Naval Exports

Although the primary role of Chilean shipbuilder ASMAR is the support of the Chilean Navy, it builds and repairs commercial craft for profit...

Designing and Buying Warships: France, Great Britain, and the United States

The Royal Navy's two new assault landing ships and the French Navy's Surcouf are products of different acquisition philosophies. The...

Waltzing with the Russian Bear

For the first two months of 1996, the US Sixth Fleet and the Russian Northern Fleet carrier Kuznetsov conducted joint operations in the...

Russia's Navy Will Remain Strong Beyond 2000

Navies undoubtedly will play important roles in the 21st century. These roles will differ for various navies, and the numbers of ships,...

NATO Enlargement: The Case for Romania

NATO likely will add two new members in the near future. Romania's strategic geography, integrated military, and Western values make it...

The Aegean Sea: A Crisis Waiting to Happen

Extension to a 12-mile territorial sea—which would give Greece 72% of the Aegean—could bring to a boil long-standing boundary...

Royal Danish Navy: Future Capabilities and Options

With specialization not an option, the Danish Navy must build a force able to support NATO and other multinational forces, but also able to...

BaltOps 96: Building Regional Stability

The BaltOps 96 exercise included NATO and non-NATO units under the Partnership for Peace. Ships such as Finland's Kotka and Lithuania...

Canadian Navy Trains to Keep the Peace

Canada's Navy is training to meet the wide-ranging challenges of peacekeeping operations--from coastal fisheries protection to...

Improving Security in the Western Pacific

Nineteen navies participated in the 5th Western Pacific Naval Symposium, sponsored by the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force that opened its...

World Navies in Review

This year's review appraises the state of the world's navies as they revamp their fleets in the wake of the Cold War and plan for...

Israel's Navy Beat the Odds

According to Almog, the effect of the October (Yom Kippur) War in 1973 on Israel's navy was negligible. Assumptions and contingency...

Book Reviews

Through a Canadian Periscope: The Story of the Canadian Submarine Service

Julie H. Ferguson. Toronto: Dunbar Press,...

Nobody Asked Me But… Send No Ugly Americans

Extensive travel through Europe has given me an opportunity to enjoy the rich history and culture of some of the oldest civilizations on earth....

Nobody Asked Me But…Dispatch a U.S. Naval Attaché to Vietnam

Nobody Asked Me But…We Don't Need Armed Forces Service Medals

I recently was informed by my administrative officer that I was receiving the Armed Forces Service Medal. In 1993, I was part of a detachment of...

The U.S. Navy: Keeping the Nation's Secrets

The selling of secrets to the Soviet Union that plagued the United States during the Cold War continues. The only difference is that now the...

Points of Interest: Exchange System Merger Stings

Deciding to merge three military exchange services into one seems like a common-sense way to save the Defense Department a lot of money in tight...

World Naval Developments: China Buys Russian Destroyers

Under an agreement concluded in December, China will buy a pair of Russian Sovremennyy-class destroyers armed with SS-N-22 (3M80) and...

Lest We Forget

The U.S. Navy destroyer Rinehart (DE-196), built by the Federal Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company of Newark, New Jersey, was laid down...

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