Proceedings Magazine - May 2012 Vol. 138/5/1,311

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The Coming Naval Century
The Navy and Marine Corps will be the long arm of a National Fleet central to U.S. military power.

With...

Rethinking the Strait of Hormuz
If hostilities break out over any disruption of traffic through this busy sea lane, the Navy had better look long and hard...
Still Relevant After After All These Years
It may be the stuff of three-decades-old history, but the Falklands conflict offers warfighting lessons of distinct...
Building on a 200-Year Legacy
Three bedrock lessons from the War of 1812 remain the basis for U.S. Navy operations in the 21st century.
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Editor's Page

Each May our Naval Review gives readers the opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments of the Sea Services during the past calendar year while...

CEO Notes

The enthusiastic reaction to the Naval Institute’s Strategic Plan initiatives and the number of energized members present at the Annual...

Now Hear This - Why the Age of Great-Power War Is Over

In Proceedings’ April “Now Hear This,” Navy Lieutenant Commander Rachel Gosnell and Marine Second Lieutenant Michael...

From the Deckplates - A Kid with a Dream

Vince Patton, the eighth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard and former chairman of the U.S. Naval Institute Editorial Board, recently...

Notable Naval Books of 2011

As in previous years, the list of notable naval books for 2011 was compiled, refined, and ultimately decided by a number of people, all of whom...

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Proceedings Digital Edition

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U.S. Naval Institute Strategic Plan Summary 2012

Where We’re Headed

The work of the U.S. Naval Institute has never been more important. This plan combines the strength of our...

Comment and Discussion

Shooting for the Middle

(See C. Schlise, pp. 64–67...

Nobody Asked Me, But. . . - The Fleet-Up Program Needs Fixing

Inundated by the epidemic of afloat commanding officer (CO) firings over the past few years, a common question in the surface community is “...

America Must Be Careful Where it Pivots
What will the future hold in an atmosphere of rolling Arab crises and a U.S. shift of focus on the Pacific region?...
Russia's World Turned Upside Down
Oil, melting ice, and shifts in military and economic power will reshape Russian naval strategy.

When oil...

Special - Officers Eat First
As the Marines re-embrace their amphibious roots, shipboard service shows the differences between (but same ultimate goals...
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U.S. Navy in Review

It was a full-ROMO—as in full “range of military operations”—year for the U.S. Navy. As Chief of Naval Operations (CNO)...

U.S. Naval Aviation and Weapons Development in Review

With the implementation of budget constraints as a result of the congressional cost-cutting measures of 2011, most, if not all, of the Navy’...

U.S. Marine Corps in Review

During 2011, U.S. Marines continued the fight in Afghanistan, conducting aggressive and decentralized operations that allowed them to retain the...

U.S. Coast Guard in Review

In 2011 the U.S. Coast Guard continued its mission by responding to devastating hurricanes, floods, and droughts; interdicting maritime threats to...

U.S. Merchant Marine and World Maritime in Review

Conventional wisdom a year ago was that the threat of a double-dip recession was passé. But then several externalities, including catastrophic...

Oceans - Cameron’s Historic Descent: A Personal View

In the early morning hours of 26 March, explorer/Oscar-winning filmmaker James Cameron realized a decade-old dream. He piloted his manned...

World Naval Developments - Technology’s Hidden Dangers

A recent incident in Afghanistan illuminates a military aspect of the new world of integrated electronics, as exemplified by smart phones....

Combat Fleets

The first of the new U.S. Coast Guard Sentinel-class cutters was delivered in February. Up to 58 of the new ships, also known as Fast Response...

Lest We Forget - ‘Heights of Courage and Forgetfulness of Self’

On 24 October 1944, the light carrier USS Princeton (CVL-23) had recovered 12 aircraft when her lookouts spotted a “Judy”...

Book Reviews

Mr. and Mrs. Madison’s War: America’s First Couple and the Second War of Independence

Hugh Howard. New York:...

From Our Archive

‘­­‘The end crowns all,

And that old common arbitrator, Time,
Will one day end it.’

William...


 
 

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