Proceedings Magazine - December 2012 Vol. 138/12/1,318

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Lessons learned from the Sri Lankan Civil War suggest a growth industry for future Sea Tiger–type operators.

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Imminent Domain
Future conflicts will be won in a new arena—that of the electromagnetic spectrum and cyberspace. We must merge, then...
Offshore Control is the Answer
In the highly unlikely event of conflict with China, the United States needs a strategy that plays to its strengths,...
Yesterday's Lessons, or Yesterday's Legends?
Amid the current War of 1812 bicentennial fanfare, it’s instructive to remember the cold water that Theodore...
Cause for Alarm
The Navy’s future leaders should go to General Quarters with so many commanding officers being in the headlines...
Editor's Page

December is that time when we pause to reflect on what we’ve accomplished in the last 12 months while also looking ahead and preparing for...

Now Hear This - China/Japan Dispute Is No Gordian Knot

The Senkaku/Diaoyu Tai Islands dispute between China and Japan has ramped up in a heated season of discontent, but given the position China has...

From the Deckplates - No Room for Amateurs

In November, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens distributed “Zeroing in on Excellence,” his guidance for the CPO Mess...

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The Coming Maritime Insurgent Century
Lessons learned from the Sri Lankan Civil War suggest a growth industry for future Sea Tiger–type operators....
How We Fight
Why we fight is the domain of policy makers. The ‘how’ in the equation belongs to warfighters.
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How to Build a Better Submarine
Factors contributing to a successful shipbuilding program are varied and complex, as principal players in the United States...
Ethics Can Be Taught
Strategic leaders are made, not born—and a good place to train solid moral and ethical officers is the Senior Service...
Coming Home
This era’s returning wounded warriors get decent care, but it could be better. What’s needed now is a public-...
CEO Notes

As 2012 draws to a close, I want to highlight some of the achievements of the Naval Institute during a year of great progress. These have been...

Nobody Asked Me, But. . . - Is ‘Warrior’ the Right Word?

I received my first copy of Proceedings in January 1962 and have been reading it ever since. Over those 50 years, successive editors have...

Book Reviews

Scooter: The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk Story

Tommy H. Thomason. Manchester, UK: Crécy Publishing, 2011. 276 pp. Illus. Notes. $44.95...

Professional Notes

Expediting the Supply Chain

By Chief Petty Officer William Bishop, U.S. Navy

Moving merchandise from a...

Naval Systems - New Work Under Way for ASW Torpedo Program

The U.S. Navy this fall exercised the first option of a contract awarded last year to Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business unit...

U.S. Navy - The Ohio Replacement Program: Is There an Alternative?

What is the state of the Navy’s program to develop a follow-on to the current Trident strategic missile submarines—the SSBN(X)? There...

World Naval Developments - Missile Defense Steals the Show

Perhaps the most surprising development at October’s Euronaval show in Paris was the public interest in naval ballistic-missile defense...

Combat Fleets

In early November the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65) returned home to Norfolk, Virginia, to prepare for her December 2012...

Lest We Forget - The Other Enemy

On 13 February 1945, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz wrote:

Three destroyers . . . went...

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Admiral Robert Kramek Oral History Is Available

The Naval Institute has just released the oral history of Admiral Robert E. Kramek, 20th...

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