Proceedings Magazine - June 2012 Vol. 138/6/1,312

Cover Story
A cruise-missile-armed submarine took center stage in 2011 during operations against Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

The U.S. submarine force responded to...

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After a New START
While the United States has signed on to reduce its nuclear arsenal, the U.S.
Editor's Page

It seems like hardly a day goes by without some new account in the press highlighting a weapon-system program that is over budget, underperforming...

Now Hear This - The U.S. Senate Should Ratify UNCLOS

The first draft of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) was completed in 1982. The treaty provided a broad legal framework...

Preparing for Today’s Undersea Warfare
Undersea warriors must learn from the past while handling a sophisticated network of manned and unmanned platforms and...
From the Deckplates - Bring Back Humility
[Editor’s Note: The following is an adaptation of Senior Chief Murphy’s chapter “Humble” from Everyday...
The Incredible Shrinking SSBN(X)
The Navy must redesign a capable follow-on ballistic-missile submarine that it can afford.

There is...

Rekindling the Killer Instinct
Today’s tech-dependent, risk-averse submarine culture keeps young officers from developing warfighting skills crucial...
Winning the Battle, Losing the War
While the Navy appears to be doing a better job of selling itself to lawmakers and the American public, it still needs to...

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A Promise Kept
A cruise-missile-armed submarine took center stage in 2011 during operations against Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi....
Asymmetric and Affordable
A low-cost/high-capability undersea weapon would assure open sea lines and put foes on notice. The technology is available...
Surviving the Adventure of a Lifetime
Statistics in a detailed new combat study show that the first few firefights make all the difference.

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CEO Notes

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Comment and Discussion
Nobody Asked Me, But... - What Happened to the Atlantic Fleet?

I’m a little embarrassed to admit this, but I’m confused as to whether there is such a thing as the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. A number of...

The Lead Code-Breaker of Midway
An oral historian and former editor-in-chief of Naval History magazine takes us back seven decades, when U.S. Navy...
'Adaptive Thinkers and Warriors'

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


The level of...

The Changing Face of Command

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


Bedrock...

Still Relevant

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


With...

Constant Convictions

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


Through its...

Book Reviews

Perilous Fight: America’s Intrepid War with Britain on the High Seas, 1812-1815

Stephen Budiansky. New York: Knopf, 2011....

Professional Notes

The Submarine’s Role in Reprioritizing Antisubmarine Warfare Tasks

By Captain James H. Patton Jr., U.S. Navy (...
Naval Systems - Navy Disputes LCS Criticisms

The Navy in mid-March awarded funds to Lockheed Martin and Austal USA, prime contractors for the two shipbuilding initiatives that comprise the...

Combat Fleets

The Ukrainian Navy recently completed refurbishment and reactivation of its only submarine, the Foxtrot-class boat Zaporizhzhya. Built in...

Lest We Forget - Miraculous Melee

On 24 October 1944, as the result of a string of complicated events, a group of diminutive U.S. escort carriers and their even smaller screening...

Naval Institute Foundation - Admiral Noel Gayler Oral History Is Available

The Naval Institute recently released the oral history of the late Admiral Noel A. M. Gayler (1914-2011), one of the U.S. Navy’s first aces...

The Russian Navy - Beneath the Waves

For most of the 45 years of the Cold War, the Soviet submarine force was a major factor in the political-military confrontation between the Soviet...

World Naval Developments - India’s New Missile

In April, India successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Agni-V, with a stated range of 10,000 km (about 5,500 nm...

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