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

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Few would dispute that Admiral Hyman G. Rickover cast a large shadow over the late 20th-century U.S. Navy. Not many flag officers in the long and storied history of the service generated as much...

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Few would dispute that Admiral Hyman G. Rickover cast a large shadow over the late 20th-century U.S. Navy. Not many flag officers in the long and...

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Now Hear This: The Climate Is Changing, the Navy Is on Course

A sea change in environmental security is under way and moving fast. Climate change has captured the world's attention, and national-security...

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...

Answering the Call: 'I Was Conning the Eastwind through the Icefields'

Americans know him as the founder of J. D. Power and Associates, the widely quoted market research firm that tracks customer satisfaction in...

From the Deckplates: Chief or E-7?

As part of Chief Petty Officer Initiation, Sailors memorize several readings, each teaching some lesson related to their impending promotion. One...

The Right Submarine for Lurking in the Littorals
SSKs are better designed for narrow, shallow seas than fast attack submarines.

Nuclear-powered attack submarines (SSNs)...

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...
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'
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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...
NATO after Afghanistan
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization should return to the core principles on which it was founded: to strengthen and protect its...
Special: Remember the '45ers: a Remarkable Class, a Remarkable Legacy

We are veterans of battles in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and the Cold War. Our survivors are now approaching or just passing their 90th...

'Side by Side'

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

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

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...

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 Program Manager's Open Architecture Guidebook....

World Naval Developments: Making Deterrence Work

In May the Obama administration announced a new national nuclear policy. Its most striking feature is the pledge that, if a country that has...

Lest We Forget: 'Don't Give Up the Vessel'

Early in the American Revolution, James Mugford of Marblehead, Massachusetts, was impressed aboard a Royal Navy warship near his hometown, and...

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

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Combat Fleets

One of India's most capable new surface combatants was commissioned into service on 29 April. The Shivalik is the...

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