Proceedings Magazine - March 2011 Vol. 137/3/1,297

Highlights

  • The Commanders Respond: Rear Admiral Kudret Çela - Albanian Navy
    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world’s sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world...
  • The Commanders Respond: Vice Admiral Russell H. Crane - Royal Australian Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Commodore Roderick Bowe - Royal Bahamas Defence Force

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Admiral Edmundo González Robles - Chilean Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Rear Admiral Ante Urlic - Croatian Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Admiral Pierre-François Forissier - French Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Vice Admiral Axel Schimpf - German Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Admiral Nirmal Verma - Indian Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Vice Admiral Paolo La Rosa - Italian Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Admiral Masahiko Sugimoto - Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Hon. Timothy B. Grandoe - Liberian Coast Guard

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Admiral Dato' Sri Abdul Azizbin Haji Jaafar - Royal Malaysian Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Admiral Mariano Francisco Saynez Mendoza - Mexican Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Vice Admiral Mattieu Borsboom - Royal Netherlands Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Rear Admiral A. J. Parr - Royal New Zealand Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Vice Admiral OS Ibrahim - Nigerian Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Rear Admiral Haakon Bruun-Hanssen, Royal Norwegian Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Admiral Noman Bashir - Pakistan Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Vice Admiral Ferdinand Golez - Philippine Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Admiral José Saldanha Lopes - Portuguese Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Lieutenant Colonel Michael Rosette - Seychelles Coast Guard

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Vice Admiral Refiloe J. Mudim - South African Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Admiral Manuel Rebollo - Spanish Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Admiral Khamthorn Pumhiran - Royal Thai Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Admiral Ugur Yigit - Turkish Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

  • The Commanders Respond: Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope - Royal Navy

    America's military faces reductions in force and spending that could have a ripple effect. Proceedings asked the leaders of the world's sea services: Some see U.S. global naval engagement diminishing and the world's power...

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  • Editor's Page

    One of the most valuable aspects of our annual international navies issue is that it opens a window on the world and allows us to learn what peers and allies are thinking. We often forget that we are just one actor on the stage, so buried are we...

  • Comment & Discussion

    The Wrong Ship at the Wrong Time

    (See J. Patch, pp. 16–19, January 2011 Proceedings)

    Rear Admiral F. C. Pandolfe,...

  • Now Hear This: Be Able to Land the Landing Force!
    By Lieutenant General Bernard "Mick" Trainor, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)

    For at least the past 25 years, defense cognoscenti have discounted both the likelihood and the viability of amphibious assault, to say nothing of its necessity today. We hear the terms “area denial” and “anti-access,...

  • Nobody Asked Me, But. . .The LCS Needs Speed
    By Ensign James C. Billings, U.S. Navy

    In the 1916 Battle of Jutland, two Royal Navy battlecruisers exploded because their armor had been sacrificed for speed, famously prompting Admiral David Beatty to remark, “There seems to be something wrong with our bloody ships today....

  • Answering the Call: The Biggest Benefit Was Self-Confidence
    By Steven Loranger

    As a youth, he was sure he wanted to join the Navy when he graduated from high school, but he wasn’t at all certain what it would take to succeed. Becoming a Navy pilot assured him that he could, and Steven Loranger carried that...

  • From the Deckplates: Square Peg in a Round Hole
    By Senior Chief Jim Murphy, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    Not everyone fits perfectly into the “model Sailor” mold we hope for. In these cases, we must demand they do everything in their power to fit the mold while taking their overall performance into consideration.

  • Charting the Coast Guard's Course
    By Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard
    The new Commandant evaluates the service’s recent successes but prescribes a pragmatic agenda.

    The Coast Guard finds itself more relevant and in greater demand now than ever before. In focusing our efforts over the...

  • 'So Much We Don't Know': An Interview with Donald Rumsfeld

    He was a naval aviator and served as both the youngest and oldest U.S. Secretary of Defense in history. Mr. Rumsfeld talked recently at his Washington, D.C. office with Proceedings Managing Editor Fred Schultz about his career in public...

  • India's Cold Start Is Too Hot
    By Commander Muhammad Azam Khan, Pakistan Navy (Retired)
    Based on punitive offensive operations short of nuclear attack, India’s new doctrine against Pakistan flirts with Armageddon.

    The provocative Cold Start Doctrine, which India developed specifically to deal with...

  • NATO: Still a Force to Be Reckoned With
    By Captain Paolo Pezzutti, Italian Navy
    Reaching a balance between defense and security in the maritime dimension is a test for NATO’s newest strategy—with potential long-term implications.

    For nearly two decades, the maritime dimension’s...

  • From Presence to Powerhouse
    By Michael H. McCrabb
    The navy of a crucial U.S. ally in the Far East has quietly been modernizing by leaps and bounds. The imperative now for the U.S. Navy is to help its Republic of Korea counterpart become the force it set out to be.

    Outside...

  • World Navies in Review
    By Eric Wertheim

    Military budgets continue to tighten in many regions of the world, especially among NATO members, where countries suffer fallout from the ongoing economic crisis combined with the often high operational tempo placed on their armed forces during...

  • Book Reviews

    The Wrong War: Grit, Strategy, and the Way Out of Afghanistan

    Bing West. New York: Random House, 2011. 336 pp. Intro. Maps. Illus. $28.

    Reviewed by Lieutenant General David W. Barno, U.S. Army (Retired)...

  • Professional Notes

    Use Our Diversity Better

    By Lieutenant Commander Ted Johnson, U.S. Navy

    Within a week of the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, and Marine Corps were making significant contributions to...

  • Oceans: Surf's Up! Energy from the Motions of the Oceans
    By Don Walsh

    Today, the world has abundant sources of hydrocarbons. North America alone has considerable potential in its shale deposits and tar sands; they will be exploited once their price per barrel becomes competitive. In addition, U.S. coal deposits...

  • World Naval Developments: Naval Guard Debuts
    By Norman Friedman

    At last fall’s Euronaval, Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) displayed an important inherent feature of an active-array radar it had developed. Passive phased arrays such as the U.S. Navy’s SPY-1 (the Aegis radar) use antennas...

  • Lest We Forget: Black Ships
    By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    Shortly after dawn on 8 July 1853, a squadron of American ships, commanded by Commodore Matthew Perry, appeared off the entrance of Edo (Tokyo) Bay. As the sun burned away the early-morning mist, the American ships steamed into the bay at eight...

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    McCampbell Oral History Is Available

    The following is an excerpt from the just-released Naval Institute Oral History of the late Captain David McCampbell, U.S. Navy (Retired), who here describes being awarded the Medal of Honor on 10...

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    Powder monkeys were boys whose small stature well suited them to working below decks in the...

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