Proceedings Magazine - April 2014 Vol. 140/4/1,334

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The United States must continue to build relationships with countries in Southeast Asia, one of the world’s most vibrant maritime areas.

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Defend the First Island Chain
A strategic solution to the troubled waters of the Western Pacific is perimeter defense—but what kind? History offers...
Fit to Fight
Despite Western skepticism, all signs point to a Chinese navy that is skillfully tackling surface-force maintenance...
It's Time for a 'Sea-Control Frigate'
A vessel based on the national security cutter could offer significant benefits to the Navy.

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Seeing the Maritime Forest for the Trees
The architects of a new maritime strategy must take several factors from the past into consideration.
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Editor's Page

The international activities and considerable military capabilities of the People’s Republic of China are of continuing interest to our...

Now Hear This - Our Carriers Need a Berth at Guam

Buried in the Department of the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget summary is...

From the Deckplates - ‘All the Training in the World’

This month’s discussion breaks an unofficial rule of this column by...

Professional Notes

Shiphandling the Independence-Class

By Commanders Gerald Olin and Dave Back, U.S. Navy

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A Region on the Rise
The United States must continue to build relationships with countries in Southeast Asia, one of the world’s most...
The Rebalance Requires Brains, Not Just Brawn
The U.S. Navy needs a comprehensive, cost-effective, and sustainable plan to develop and deploy more regional experts to...
The First Rule of Air-Sea Battle
When it comes to the much-discussed concept, misconceptions abound; the first thing to fix may be the nomenclature itself...
Chinese Shipping Could Be Risky Business
Although their economy is increasingly dependent on maritime trade, China lacks the ability to protect its shipping—a...
An Approach that Works
When it comes to solving problems with China’s overreach at sea, there are laws for that.

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Wired for Sound in the 'Near Seas'
China is deploying an ocean-floor surveillance network to strengthen its antisubmarine-warfare capability.
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CEO Notes

Interest continues to build as we near the 2014 Annual Meeting of the U.S. Naval Institute, scheduled for 1500 on 16 April at the U.S. Navy...

Comment and Discussion
Nobody Asked Me, But. . . - Send the Information Dominance Corps to Sea

The four branches of the Information Dominance Corps (IDC)—intelligence,...

Naval Systems - Autonomous Craft Demo’d for Riverine Ops

Swiftships, a longtime builder of fast vessels for defense and commercial uses,...

World Naval Developments - The Value of Modularity

This month the USS Forrestal (CV-59), the first of the post-World War...

Combat Fleets

Turkey has long planned to acquire a large-deck amphibious-assault ship, and by early this year the government had selected the domestic Sedef...

Lest We Forget - Thirty-One-Knot Burke

On the night of 6–7 August 1943, a task group of six destroyers got under...

Naval Institute Foundation

The Schiff Legacy Lives On

In the mid-1990s, the Naval Academy asked the Naval Institute to relocate its headquarters from Preble Hall to...

From Our Archive

‘The fringed curtains of thine eye advance.’ 

— William...

Book Reviews

American Spies: Espionage against the United States from the Cold War to the Present

Michael J. Sulick. Washington, DC,...


 
 

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Guest Lecturer

Mon, 2014-11-24

CDR Youssef H. Aboul-Enein, USN

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