Proceedings Magazine - January 1998 Volume 124/1/1,139

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U.S. Naval Institute 1873-1998: The Sea Service Forum

To help celebrate 125 years as the sea services "premier forum for thoughtful dialogue," the Naval Institute asked some of its...

Smart Ship: The Future Is Here

The ride in the Yard Patrol craft out to the USS Yorktown (CG-48), anchored off Annapolis this past September, brought back some...

CNEF, We Hardly Knew Ye

A year or so ago, I published an article in Proceedings suggesting an approach for merging Navy and Marine forces in the then-hot...

Comment and Discussion

The Air Force Memorial

Network-Centric Warfare - Its Origin and Future

Arising from fundamental changes in American society and business, military operations increasingly will capitalize...

IT-21 Intranet Provides Big "Reachbacks"

Aegis Computing Enters the 21st Century

The Aegis Weapon System represented a triumph of computer programming when it became operational in the early 1980s. It had five million lines...

Bringing Aegis to the Littorals

The U.S. Navy's focus on littoral warfare defined in "Forward . . . From the Sea" and "Joint Vision 2010" stresses the...

The Enabler Concept

In "Forward . . From the Sea," the U.S. Navy proposes itself as an enabling force, supporting the application of Army, Marine Corps,...

Innovation Can Be Messy

Goldwater-Nichols produced a substantial degree of institutional rigidity. Given the bureaucracy it engendered, can we benefit from a...

It's Time to Sign On

It will bring unprecedented stability to the world’s oceans, and most of the rest of the world already has signed on. The United...

First Division: In Their Own Words

Many leaders in the military services claim that today's youth cannot be led. Those leaders claim that the high standard of values that...

Taking Care of Our People: At Any Price?

Taking care of our people should mean providing active-duty personnel with the equipment and training to win on a future battlefield....

Connecting Land and Sea

When integrated with the multimission air-cushion landing craft, weapon systems that previously were ineffective until they rolled ashore...

No Androgynous Officers

What lessons can other institutions dealing with gender integration learn from Kings Point’s example?

With the Virginia...

U.S. Maritime Industry Is Out of Step

Much of the United States' maritime policy is at odds with that of other developed nations. To retain even a nucleus of American-owned...

False Assumptions, Wistful Dreams

Still locked in head-to-head competition with the Russians, the U.S. submarine community must make an honest assessment of its current and...

Nobody Asked Me But…Professionalism Vs. Sexuality

We Are What We Repeatedly Do

If we want excellence, we must train for it—every day, with consistency.

Aristotle stated that "excellence is an...

The Most Deadly Plan

During the summer of 1945, as millions of U.S. servicemen planned for two massive invasions of Japan and several thousand others were engaged in...

Professional Notes

What It Takes To Go "Anytime, Anywhere"

By Rear Admiral Chuck Horne, U.S. Navy (Retired)

Our Chief of Naval...

Book Reviews

Submarine Technology for the 21st Century

Stan Zimmerman. Arlington, VA: Pasha Publications, Second Edition, 1997. 219 pp. App. Ind....

The U.S. Navy: Search the Oceans

A specialized nuclear-propelled submarine, developed in great secrecy, has become one of the Navy's most publicized projects. Indeed, the...

Naval Systems: Future Shipboard Power – The Debate Intensifies

The DD-21 program manager does not necessarily have to buy the Navy-developed integrated power system. Whatever he decides, however, the...

Points of Interest: Retiree Health Care Battle Heats Up

They're allocating [medical] care on a money-available basis, not a space-available basis.

Retirees aren't crazy; the...

World Naval Developments: U.S. Army Goes for Big Picture

Combat Fleets

Lest We Forget

Fighter Squadron 84, established at NAS Oceana, Virginia, on 1 July 1955 as Attack Squadron 84 (VA-84), was redesignated the same day as VF-84....

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