Proceedings Magazine - September 2003 Vol. 129/9/1,207

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The Naval Institute's fall seminar season is in full swing. Forum 2003, our second full-day program in Washington, D.C., hosted...

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The Naval Institute's fall seminar season is in full swing. Forum 2003, our...

World Naval Developments: Threat Smolders in North Korea

While much attention is being paid to events in Iraq, North Korea continues to smolder. In July, for example, the North Koreans claimed they had...

Comment and Discussion

"August Coast Guard Issue"

Colonel John Collins, U.S. Army (Retired)—Most men and women who wear Department of...

STOVL JSFs Put Teeth in Sea Basing

The short take-off/vertical landing Joint Strike Fighter is an ideal way to support the Navy's "Sea Power 21" concept of Sea...

Don't Silence Navy Chat

Operation Iraqi Freedom witnessed an explosive growth in the use of chat as a means of communication between commands on the ground, in the...

Best Practices for the Surface Warfare XO

So you just received orders assigning you as the executive officer. Here are some suggestions for making the most of your tour.

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No Strategy for the Information Age

Most of the debate over the latest National Security Strategy of the United States of America has focused on preemption as a fundamental tenet,...

Nobody Asked Me But...Chiefs Are Professionals

When you visit the office of an attorney, architect, or any other professional you always see a magazine or book of his profession in the lobby or...

Details of DDG-51 Throttle Modes of Operation

The DDG-51's throttle is named the programmed control lever (PCL). It has two scales to indicate throttle position: first, the traditional 1/...

P-3s Remain Frontline Combatants

For the U.S. Navy’s maritime patrol community, the halcyon days of hunting Soviet submarines are gone. Over the past several years,...

Unmanned and Unafraid

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) hold the promise of dramatically changing the nature of naval warfare in the coming decades. Significantly, the U....

Submarine-Launched Vehicles: Time to Walk the Talk

We are engaged in a complex and ambiguous global war on terrorism, a war that requires the Navy to strive for new, imaginative, and innovative...

Modify the Ship, Not the Vehicle

For better or for worse, sooner or later, Navy air will be upset by unmanned systems. To begin this transition sooner and in a better fashion, the...

Rethinking Air Apportionment

It does not matter how sorties are categorized or how many are flown. What counts is what air power is achieving to help meet the joint force...

Creating a Surge Ready Force

The new Fleet Response Plan will mean more units ready and able to answer when the Commander-in-Chief calls.

A Bold Course to a New Naval Service

The services have talked a lot about transformation but done little to accomplish it. The Navy and Marine Corps can get started by combining...

Fix Net Centric for the Operators

Implementation of network-centric warfare at the tactical level has been flawed. Typifying incompatibilities is the software in the Navy...

'Yank & Bank' with Jay Hubbard

Style, flair, and a "first-to-try-anything" attitude made this squadron commander a legend in Marine Corps aviation.

U.S. Naval Academy Is Not Just for Midshipmen

Third Prize, Vincent Astor Memorial Leadership Essay Contest

The Naval Academy develops midshipmen for the future of the Navy...

An Officer's Authority and Responsibility

It is worthwhile to be reminded occasionally of the wisdom of our founding fathers as they crafted the Constitution for the governance of our...

New Twist for Arleigh Burkes

By now, many naval officers are familiar with the handling characteristics of the Arleigh Burke (DDG-51)-class destroyer—thanks to...

Joint Fires Initiative Aids Time-Sensitive Targeting

Millennium Challenge 2002 (MC 2002) was a premier joint integration event that brought together live field exercises and computer simulations....

Let All Ships' Sailors Qualify as Air Warfare Specialists

The Enlisted Air Warfare Specialty (EAWS) instruction (OpNavInst 1414.2A) defines the eligibility for shipboard enlisted personnel to attain EAWS...

The Navy Needs More Warrant Officers

One of the least understood ranks in the U.S. armed forces is that of warrant officer (WO). Their small number and inconsistent employment between...

Use Cluster Bomb Units against Subs in the Littorals

The U.S. Navy has been talking about littoral warfare for years, yet no effective weapon system has been developed for use against diesel...

Nobody Asked Me, But ... We Already Have a New Aircraft for Maritime Patrol

Funding for naval aviation has been in a crisis situation for years. The maritime patrol community in particular has been hit hard, with only...

Book Reviews

Punk's Wing

Ward Carroll. New York: Signet, 2003. 376 pp. $6.99.

Reviewed by David North

U.S. Naval Battle Force Changes
Naval Systems: Inching Toward FORCEnet

The Navy moved a couple of steps closer to completing the outline for its path toward force transformation this past summer with the publication,...

Points of Interest: Military Retirees Should Be Wary of Social Security Wage Credits

Military veterans drawing Social Security would be wise to verify that military "wage credits" were considered when the Social Security...

Combat Fleets

The Indian Navy's new Talwar-class guided-missile frigates compose the first new Russian-designed major surface combatant class to...

Lest We Forget: John Elliot Williams, VAW-122

John Elliot Williams

Intel Buyers Beware

The decision to attack Iraq was justified in part by reference to intelligence information—as if it were a coherent and consistent body of...

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