Proceedings Magazine - January 2004 Vol. 130/1/1,211

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One search is over for the U.S. Naval Institute—Tom Wilkerson is on board and leading as CEO/Publisher—and another one begins. Naval Institute Press Director Ron Chambers has announced...

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One search is over for the U.S. Naval Institute—Tom Wilkerson is on board and leading as CEO/Publisher—and another one begins. Naval...

World Naval Developments

Mine Warfare Sensors Get Smarter

Comment and Discussion

"Arm All Navy Helicopters"

(See W. Tunick, M. Weaver, pp. 36-39, December 2003 Proceedings)

Commander Jeffrey Barta, U.S....

Al Qaeda Defeated – On to Its Demise

The attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon were as unexpected and daring as they were murderous. There is no denying the resourcefulness...

We Have a Process for Transformation

In responding to Commander Jeff Huber's October 2003 article ("Invasion of the Transformers"), Captain Thomas Davis agrees with...

"Sanctuaries" Give Us the Edge

The U.S. military currently has four de facto "sanctuaries" that create significant asymmetric advantages over any opponent. As...

The Coast Guard Needs Help from the Navy and Marine Corps

The horrific events of 11 September 2001 signaled the end of a long-held belief that the U.S. homeland would never be attacked, especially by...

Posse Comitatus and the Military ln Domestic Law Enforcement

Immediately after 11 September 2001, politicians looked to the military for a quick fix to the vulnerability exposed by terrorists. Not a week...

Sea Basing Isn't Just about the Sea

Sea Basing promises to make the oceans a permanent base for conducting military operations. The implications will reach...

Learning from the Masters

Examining the characteristics of three masters of transformation—Jack Welch, Vince Lombardi, and Elmo Zumwalt—can help the Navy on...

Why Did Navy Helos Cross the Beach?

U.S. Navy seals are counting on naval helicopters to maintain their ability to operate overland with little notice. This helo from Helicopter...

Sea Enterprise: Resourcing Tomorrow's Fleet

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Special Report from Iraq: It's an Information War

Capturing Saddam Hussein was an important event. It was not a watershed, however. After seven months of only poor-quality audiotapes from Hussein...

One Decade Later: Debacle in Somalia

The shoot-down of a Blackhawk helicopter on a mission to eliminate two lieutenants of warlord Mohamed Farah Aideed was only...

Lethal in the Littoral: A Smaller, Meaner LCS

Much has been written on the littoral combat ship, but the most important question has yet to be debated: What do we want this revolutionary...

Why We Need Nonnuclear Subs

Advances in power technology—such as those in the new German U31, employing a silent fuel-cell system in conjunction with air-...

Joint Is Dead: What Is Next?

Joint operations will give way to the challenges of greater cooperation between the military and civilian organizations outside the Department...

Professional Note: Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-the-Shelf Insertion: A Model for the Future

During testimony before the House Armed Services Committee in February 2003, Acting Secretary of the Navy Hansford Johnson said that antisubmarine...

Professional Note: Tips on Project Management

I reported to my first command fresh out of the Naval Supply School and was assigned to a Marine aircraft group (MAG) as the fiscal officer....

Professional Note: UAVs Need a Better Road Map

The article by Commander William Johnson in the April 2003 Proceedings (pp. 37-39) and the subsequent letter by Captain William Toti in...

Professional Note: A Commercial Approach to Sea Basing-Afloat Forward Staging Bases

The utility of the floating forward support base used in Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) in Afghanistan added to experiences gained in 1994, when...

Nobody Asked Me, But...We Must Defeat the Small-Boat Threat

The Navy must increase its capability to defend against small-boat attacks—soon. Our adversaries know they cannot compete against us in a...

Book Reviews

The Iraq War: A Military History

Williamson Murray and Major General Robert H. Scales Jr., USA (Ret.). Cambridge, MA:...

Nobody Asked Me, But...End Manned Aerial Reconnaissance

Manned signals intelligence reconnaissance aircraft are things of the past. It is time to take the technological leap to high-endurance unmanned...

Naval Systems: Open Architecture Takes Center Stage for Surface Warfare

The program executive office for integrated warfare systems is looking toward a flag-level executive committee meeting set for this spring that...

Combat Fleets

Seen here on the day of her launch, 27 July 2003, is the 620-ton Swedish Navy guided-missile patrol combatant Helsingborg, the second of five...

Lest We Forget: John Kilby; Attack Squadron (VA) 36

John Kilby

John Kilby went to sea as a privateer in the early days of the American Revolution. But it was his misfortune to be captured...

Charting Your Course: Make Networking Work for You

Using your network to get ahead no longer is optional. With a rapidly changing business environment, less understanding of military service by...

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Through Planning, His Legacy Lives On

Longtime Naval Institute member Clarence G. "Gene" Leggett’s life came full...


 
 

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