Proceedings Magazine - March 1998 Volume 124/3/1,141

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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...

Comment and Discussion

"Save the Silver Dolphins!"

(See M. M. Rankin, p. 78, February 1998 Proceedings)

The Commanders Respond

Reflecting that this year marks the Naval Institute's 125th anniversary, we asked the commanders of the world's navies if any...

Knowing Thy Gulf Partners

Winner, International Navies Essay Contest

Western interests and thus presence in the Persian Gulf will remain strong; it...

NATO Drifts Rudderless

First Honorable Mention, International Navies Essay Contest

Where is NATO going? If there is no threat in the world to challenge...

African Navies Need "Born-Again"

Third Honorable Mention, International Navies Essay Contest

African navies are anachronistic - and unaffordable - shadows of...

International Navies Photo Contest Winners

Once again the winning entries in the Naval Institute's International Navies Photo Contest transport us around the world through the power...

Minesweeping + Mine Hunting = Success

Advances in mine technology make clearance more difficult and emphasize the need for countermeasures to include both hunting and sweeping...

Naval Forces Come Aground

As nations place greater value on the oceans, naval forces will be called on to defend and hold fixed assets such as oil platforms in known...

Sweden's Gotlands Are Ready for Fleet Operations

The officer responsible for conducting the sea trials on the first operational submarines with air-independent propulsion takes us on board...

Japan's Third Aegis Destroyer Sees Many Firsts

Shortly after commissioning, the Myoko completed combat systems ship qualification trials, including ten successful missile-firing...

Developments Down Under

Constrained by tight defense budgets, the Aussies and the Kiwis nevertheless have found ways to upgrade their maritime forces.

Building a Maritime Air Force

The mid-1980s Australia-New Zealand-United States rift changed the Royal New Zealand Air Force's strategic focus. After that, a new national...

Multinationality: The Way Ahead for Western Maritime Power

Shrinking defense budgets and growing commitments in the new world "order" will force Western navies into closer cooperation....

The Italian Coast Guard

The Coast Guard plays a vital role in Italy's domestic and international commitments, and may in fact provide a model for other nations...

The Croatian Navy

Croatia has a naval tradition dating back to the 5th Century. The Croatian Navy, however, as an entity separate from the former Royal and...

Indian Navy Stands at a Crossroads

Still growing just ten years ago the Indian Navy now faces tight budgets, high construction costs, and the loss of its Soviet ally. There...

The Ordinary Ship: A Success Story

The "ordinary ship" on which this true story is based—the INS Ranvijay (D-55)—achieved her goals, thanks to the crew...

Canadian Subs Protect Fisheries

What to do when foreign fishing vessels violate your waters? The creative Canadian solution was to patrol the area in diesel submarines....

World Navies in Review

In a year without significant naval combat other than that incident to the ongoing civil war in Sri Lanka, navies were out and about, calling on...

South African Navy at 75

On 1 April 1997, South African President Nelson Mandela, Vice Admiral Robert Simpson-Anderson, Navy Chief and Defense Minister Joe Modise on...

A View from the Gender Fault Line

The integration of women in combatants isn't easy, but it is inevitable, it is the right thing to do, and it can work.

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Give Integration Meaning

What the Navy and Marine Corps need is a place where the full range of naval forces can train realistically as combined-arms teams—a...

Securing Orders to CivLant

Whether one spends 5 or 35 years in uniform, we all leave the military eventually. Many resources are available to ease the transition....

Book Reviews

The Coming Conflict With China

Richard Bernstein and Ross H. Munro: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1997. 245 pp. Ind. Notes. $23.00...

The Royal Navy: "Britannia Rules the Waves..."

It was a sad day for the Royal Yacht Britannia moored at Portsmouth. Queen Elizabeth dabbed her eyes; Prince Philip, in his uniform as...

Points of Interest: Commission Aims to Modernize Veteran Transition Benefits

As World War II came to a close, the U.S. government decided the best way to return 12 million veterans to civilian life was a GI Bill benefits...

Naval Systems: Lower Profile for Torpedo Defense

The Office of the Chief of Naval Operations is looking at ways to terminate the Navy's participation in research and development work...

World Naval Developments: Asian Financial Crisis Affects Defense Modernization

Nobody Asked Me But…They've Shut Down the Fraternity!

Naval Aviation is in big trouble. There has been a lot of talk recently about the aviator-retention problem in the Navy, and our senior...

Lest We Forget

Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 114 (VAW-114) already was deployed and flying missions over the Tonkin Gulf off Vietnam when it was...

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