Proceedings Magazine - January 2013 Vol. 139/1/1,319

Cover Story
Tomorrow’s Navy mix should include scrappy ‘guerrilla-warfare’ vessels to prevail in the littorals.

In the coming decades, naval power is...

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Open Content

Littoral Combat Ship: All Ahead Full!
The LCS has weathered some controversial heavy seas in the past—some real, some perceived—but the program is...
The Case for Forward Partnership
The United States needs a new, maritime-based grand strategy that fosters mutually supportive alliances, not chronic...
This Time, It's Different
A close observer of defense-spending trends takes a look at dollars and sense and the looming budget challenges in the...
Study War Much More
As Roman military science essayist Flavius Vegetius Renatus said ca. AD 378, qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum...
Editor's Page

In recent years, every branch of the armed forces has had a favored program come under intense scrutiny. Whether it was the Army’s Future...

Now Hear This - The Right Destroyer at the Right Time

The Arleigh Burke–class guided-missile destroyers are the backbone of the Fleet. For the past 20 years, the DDG-51s have evolved to...

From the Deckplates - Stop Punishing the Innocent

There are far too many news reports of military members committing crimes and failing personally or professionally. Leaders need to appropriately...

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Make Way for Small Craft
Tomorrow’s Navy mix should include scrappy ‘guerrilla-warfare’ vessels to prevail in the littorals....
Sea Swap Redux
Crew rotation can work in the littoral combat ship, but the Navy will have to adopt proven maintenance practices and...
A Sea Change in Standing Watch
A new approach to shipboard routine, as seen through two distinct lenses—science and naval operations—could...
Reclaiming Antisubmarine Dominance
Surface warfare officers, submariners, and aviators should be educated as a team against undersea threats.
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Trident II: Flipping a Flop
Its first launch from a submarine failed spectacularly. But the program bounced back, and 24 years later this most-...
CEO Notes

As we begin 2013, it is time for the annual election of our Board of Directors and Editorial Board. The ballot is even more important this year...

Comment & Discussion

Imminent Domain

(See J. W. Greenert, pp. 16–21,...

Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - In the Deep, Run Silent Again

During the Cold War, submarines routinely conducted deployed operations with little or no dependence on radio transmissions. Message traffic was...

Book Reviews

Find, Fix, Finish: Inside the Counterterrorism Campaigns That Killed Bin Laden and Devastated al Qaeda

Aki Peritz and Eric...

Professional Notes

Launch the Puma!

By Commander Rich LeBron, Ensign Daniel Cobb, and Ensign James Martin, U.S. Navy
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Oceans - Marine Protected Areas: Putting up the ‘Keep Out’ Signs

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are designated sites found throughout the World Ocean that are set aside for special protection and management. They...

Combat Fleets

The U.S. Navy’s 14th and final Lewis and Clark–class dry-cargo/ammunition ship was delivered on 24 October. Built by General...

Lest We Forget - ‘The Reputation of Our Navy’

Largely forgotten because it was overshadowed by the so-called D-Day invasion at Normandy, the Allies launched Operation Dragoon into Southern...

Naval Institute Foundation

Admiral Bruce DeMars Oral History Is Available

The Naval Institute has added to its oral-history collection the life story of Admiral...

From Our Archive

This poster, published more than a century ago around 1909, highlighted an enlistee’s pay and benefits, including a free uniform. The...


 
 

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