Proceedings Magazine - June 2010 Vol. 136/6/1,288

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The Climate Is Changing, the Navy Is on Course

A sea change in environmental security is under way and moving fast. Climate change has...

Nobody Asked Me, But. . .Provide Smooth Sailing for the U.S. Navy

America's Navy sails alone.

It's impossible to compare the U.S. Fleet to the rest of the world's navies, because the United States has a...

From the Deckplates

Chief or E-7?


The Right Submarine for Lurking in the Littorals
SSKs are better designed for narrow, shallow seas than fast attack submarines.
Striving for Balance in Defense
Now that the new Quadrennial Defense Review has been unveiled, the United States needs to do more to address current (Iraq and...
DOD Strategic Planning-the 'New Normal'
Our Lethal Dependence on Oil
The U.S. Navy, the largest single consumer of diesel fuel in the world, is taking steps to prepare for an alternative-energy future...
'Side by Side'

Commander William Earl Fannin, Class of 1945, Capstone Essay Contest

For one former enlisted Marine and veteran of the...

Lest We Forget

'Don't Give Up the Vessel'

Early in the American Revolution, James Mugford of Marblehead, Massachusetts, was impressed...

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Help Complete the Golden Thirteen Project

When Frank E. Sublett Jr., of Glencoe, Illinois, died in September 2006, the last surviving...

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Get Serious About Naval Gunfire Support 

(See K. P. Green, pp....

Answering the Call

'I Was Conning the Eastwind through the Icefields'

Preventing Undersea Mishaps
Battle rhythms in 21st-century maritime conflicts will increase the probability that friendly submarines will suffer fratricide or...
The Wrath of Rickover
A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman endures legendary tongue lashings and banishment to a broom closet from the Father of the Nuclear...
Fight or Flight?
The littoral combat ship is an essential antisubmarine warfare defensive weapon. It's time to use its speed, agility, and modular...
NATO after Afghanistan
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization should return to the core principles on which it was founded: to strengthen and protect its...

Remember the '45ers: a Remarkable Class, a Remarkable Legacy

We are veterans of battles in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and the Cold War...

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Ethics

Commander William Earl Fannin, Class of 1945, Capstone Essay Contest

UAVs take humans out of the battle zone...

Spend Smartly, Adapt Accordingly

Commander William Earl Fannin, Class of 1945, Capstone Essay Contest

Today's surface-warfare environment requires a...

Book Reviews

The Long Road to Annapolis: The Founding of the Naval Academy and the Emerging American Republic

William P. Leeman. Chapel Hill...

Professional Notes

Submarines Have Special Connectivity Needs

By Captain James H. Patton Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired)

Submariners and others who live or...

Naval Systems

Open Architecture: Versatility Through Flexibility

The Navy's Open Architecture Enterprise Team (OAET) this spring published a new ...

World Naval Developments

Making Deterrence Work

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'A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.'

Theodore Roosevelt (1858-...

Combat Fleets


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