Proceedings Magazine - April 2013 Vol. 139/4/1,322

Cover Story
History offers multiple examples of how a country can ascend speedily to world-class sea-power status. Why should China be any different?

It is high time...

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Open Content

Show of Force—or Just for Show?
The newly launched Chinese aircraft carrier appears to be merely symbolic and nothing more—at least for now....
Joint Responders
Military-to-military cooperation between the United States and China has been stalled for years. Here’s a suggestion...
Print Me a Cruiser!
The 3D printing revolution will radically change naval construction and logistics.

It was around 1440...

Aye, Navy Robot
Here are steps the U.S. Navy must take to realize the vision of autonomous systems.

Today’s Navy is...

Editor's Page

The past several months have heard a steady drumbeat of news stories describing the adverse effect the ongoing budget mess is having on the...

Now Hear This - American Renewable Energy Is a Must

You could not walk into a biofuel store today to purchase a gallon of advanced...

From the Deckplates - Sweat the Small Stuff

“Don’t sweat the small stuff” is a common phrase, but without...

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Hardly the First Time
History offers multiple examples of how a country can ascend speedily to world-class sea-power status. Why should China be...
Learning the Ropes in Blue Water
The Chinese navy’s Gulf of Aden deployments have borne worthwhile lessons in far-seas operations—lessons that...
Sub Force Rising
China is steadily improving its submarine logistics system, and could possess one of the world’s leading undersea...
Recapturing Our Creative DNA
The current strategic and economic climate demands that the nation’s armed forces look for innovative ways of...
The Time for Lasers Is Now
A new generation of forward-thinkers is needed to bring the power of directed-energy technologies to the Fleet....
'All Hell Broke Loose'
An Interview with Captain Gordan Van Hook, U.S. Navy (Retired)

A quarter-century ago, the USS ...

CEO Notes

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Comment and Discussion

Africa’s Leaking Wound

(See M. Murphy, pp. 37...

Nobody Asked Me, But... - The Danes Have the Answer

The Littoral Combat Ship is overpriced and underperforming, yet the Navy...

Book Reviews

Zumwalt: The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell ‘Bud’ Zumwalt, Jr.

Larry Berman. New York: Harper, 2012. 526 pp...

Professional Notes

A New Step Toward Naval Cooperation

By Commander Toshihide Noma, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force...
Naval Systems - The Need for Speed—and Shallow-Water Versatility

The joint high-speed vessel Spearhead (JHSV-1) departed the Mobile,...

World Naval Developments - Asia’s Power Games

The North Koreans detonated a nuclear device in February, apparently their third...

Combat Fleets

The first of India’s new offshore-patrol ships, the INS Saryu, was commissioned into service on 23 January. The new warship, the...

Lest We Forget - ‘Proof Against Personal Ambition’

It is understandable why William S. Sims was seen by many in his day as a...

Naval Institute Foundation

A View from Manhattan

Naval Institute Commodore Michael Wiseman, managing partner at the Sullivan & Cromwell (S&C) law firm in...

From Our Archive

‘We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch—we are going back from whence we came...


 
 

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