Proceedings Magazine - December 2009 Vol. 135/12/1,282

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This month we revisit a topic that we last looked at in detail in our December 2005 issue—simulation and training. Four years may seem like a short span, but in the world of simulation...

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This month we revisit a topic that we last looked at in detail in our December 2005 issue—simulation and training. Four years may seem like...

Comment & Discussion

The First Line of Defense

(See B. Wachendorf, pp. 22-26, November...

Now Hear This: Understanding China

American foreign policy for the past decade has centered on the Middle East: the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Iran's nuclear ambitions,...

Nobody Asked Me But...It's Time to Scrap Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Diversity is a strategic priority in the Navy. Sailors are to embrace "individual uniqueness, race, gender, ethnicity, cultural heritage,...

Answering the Call: 'The Yankees Are Up There, but Not as High'

Ballplayer, sportscaster, manager, Marine Corps aviatorformer New York Yankees second-baseman Jerry Coleman succeeded at all...

From the Deckplates: Navy Diversity is Off Course

Recent decisions by the U.S. Naval Academy have shown that we are off course when it comes to diversity.

In June 2009, Professor Bruce...

Simulation: The (Almost) Real Thing
Military simulation facilities have come a long way from even a few years ago. Many now are sophisticated enough to mimic real-life...
A Visionary Readiness Tool
Fleet Synthetic Training is revolutionizing the way the Navy and its joint and Coalition partners are preparing for the fight....
Conan Beats Serena (or Pursuing Craftsmanship in Navy Training)
When it comes to naval warfare training, when and where should simulation give way to real live experience?

In February...

'Ready, Aye Ready'
Canadian and U.S. sea power are closely tied in a world defined increasingly by ocean politics.

Next year, Canada's...

Mahan's Lingering Ghost
[Editor's Note: The September 2011  issue of Modern Ships has run a Chinese translation of this article. You may view it...
'A Message from Asia to the World'
U.S. and Japanese collaboration on ballistic-missile defense has firmly grabbed the attention of Beijing. What impact is it having...
Common Sailors—Uncommon Achievements

Among the privileges of commanding U.S. Fleet Forces was the opportunity to visit the Fleet and to witness the professionalism, ingenuity, and...

The Dark Side of Maritime Awareness
On its surface, maritime domain awareness is appealing, but its application carries a destructive potential for freedom of the seas...
Is a Navy without Ships Still a Navy?
It's Quadrennial Defense Review season. The Navy should consider new ideas for the coming era of irregular warfare....
Inside the New Maritime Strategy
Sparks flew, but the team that crafted A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower came up with a document that may...
Professional Notes

Adopt the Coast Guard Academy's Feedback System

By Midshipmen Kristen Keelor and Paul Mallory, U.S. Naval Academy

In 2008, we...

Naval Systems: PEO Ships: A Shipbuilding Primer

The Navy's Program Executive Office for Ships (PEO/S) is sharpening its shipbuilding management strategy through a top-level appraisal of Navy...

World Naval Developments: Russia Shops Around

What might once have seemed a fantasy now seems more realistic. A year ago senior Russian visitors to the Euronaval show in Paris expressed...

Combat Fleets

The Malaysian Navy experienced a setback in October when one of its largest ships, the Sri Inderapura, an 8,500-ton (...

Lest We Forget: Mediterranean Monotony

The USS Harry E. Yarnell (DLG-17) had been cruising off the coast of Algeria for many days. Jokes were circulating that the next issue of...

Naval Institute Foundation

Northrop Grumman-U.S. Naval Institute Partnership Flourishes in 2009

"Next year, the U.S. Air Force will procure more unmanned...

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