Proceedings Magazine - May 2013 Vol. 139/5/1,323

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To protect American interests in the region, the United States must adopt a “forward-leaning” strategy.

A struggle is under way for mastery of...

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'To Improve the Material Readiness of the Surface Fleet'
An Interview with Vice Admiral Kevin McCoy, U.S. Navy

Vice Admiral McCoy has spent five years as...

The Rise of the Missile Carriers
Autonomous attack systems may be heralding the twilight of the aircraft-carrier era, but the venerable platform will remain...
Bomb Iran?
It was a protest chant heard across the nation during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. And it echoes into the current age....
The Mission Leads the Way
Out of the extreme struggles of the POW experience at the Hanoi Hilton emerged powerful lessons in leadership, with the...
U.S. Coast Guard in Review

The past year provided the Coast Guard with its usual set of operational demands and unique challenges that forced the service to constantly...

Editor's Page

It’s been an eventful 12 months for the Sea Services, and as we do every May, we pause to review the many notable accomplishments of the...

Now Hear This - ‘If We Are to Remain a World Power’

When the latest issue of Proceedings arrived in June 1906, Naval...

Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - A New Look at John Paul Jones

One early 20th-century writer called John Paul Jones “a knight of the seas...

From the Deckplates - Are We Serious About Physical Security?

Immediately following the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, military...

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Striking a Strategic Balance in Asia
To protect American interests in the region, the United States must adopt a “forward-leaning” strategy....
Bring Back BRAC (But . . .)
The military badly needs to embark on another round of base closings, but this time Congress and the White House should do...
Notable Naval Books of 2012

As in previous years, the list of notable naval books for 2012 was compiled, refined, and ultimately decided by a number of people, all of whom...

U.S. Navy in Review

It was in many respects a year of sailing dangerously for the U.S. Navy. Or perhaps “just muddling through” is more apt. Doing more...

U.S. Naval Aviation and Weapons Development in Review

Naval aviation went through a transitional period in 2012 as it struggled with the specter of upcoming budget cuts and fiscal uncertainty brought...

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U.S. Marine Corps in Review

In 2012 U.S. Marines significantly reduced forces in Afghanistan, transferring many security responsibilities to their Afghan partners....

U.S. Merchant Marine and World Maritime Review

There was no shortage of government inducements to turn the lackluster tide in 2012—stimulus spending in China and Japan, quantitative...

CEO Notes

The U.S. Naval Institute Annual Meeting was held on 11 April at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, D.C., with a fine turnout of Members. The...

Comment and Discussion

The Commanders Respond

(See R. Griggs, P. Maddison, et al., pp. 16–...

Book Reviews

Contractors & War: The Transformation of U.S. Expeditionary Operations

Christopher Kinsey and Malcolm Hugh Patterson, eds....

U.S. Navy - The LCS Program is Going . . . But Where?

There seems to be good news and bad news for the Navy’s long-suffering...

Oceans - The Bear is Diving: Russia’s Manned Submersibles

In Russia there has been no lack of technical competence regarding the design...

World Naval Developments - No Longer Anonymous

A few weeks ago it was reported that significant hacking activity had been...

Combat Fleets

The submarine INS Sindhurakshak, pictured here, is the latest Indian Kilo-class submarine to complete a major overhaul and refit in...

Lest We Forget - The ‘Red’ Factor

It was a beautiful day to be at sea on 20 July 1960 as the USS Observation...

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