Proceedings Magazine - May 2014 Vol. 140/5/1,335

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In the hands of adversaries, long-range strike systems could drastically alter the conduct of war at sea.

The constant evolution of military technology has...

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A Star is Born The U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 1874 – 1879

During my years as Chief of Naval Operations, 1978 – 1982, I had the great privilege and pleasure of serving concurrently as President of...

Digitizing Proceedings

It is my privilege, on behalf of the Board, to inform all U.S. Naval Institute Members that Proceedings has turned one of the most...

Forging a Global Network of Navies
As the world becomes more complex and the oceans less secure, we are compelled to strengthen the bonds of international...
Christened by Champagne, Challenged by Cost
Despite price-tag increases, the new Ford-class carriers won’t be a boondoggle, but a boon—because...
Rethinking the Future Fleet
The U.S. Navy has no overall requirements process for designing a Fleet, and it needs one—desperately....
Influence Squadrons Are Here, But Will We Use Them?
All the components seem to be in place to make ‘payloads over platforms’ a reality for the Navy....
From the Deckplates - ‘Turn To’ on Core-Leadership Principles

The U.S. maritime services enjoy proud individual and shared histories. In spite...

Now Hear This - What Navy Holiday?

When I read James Holmes’ provocative piece “Yes, the U.S. Navy...

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Sea Power in the Precision-Missile Age
In the hands of adversaries, long-range strike systems could drastically alter the conduct of war at sea.
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Mind the Gaps
The Readiness Kill Chain helps the Navy bridge Fleet challenges and ensure its forward-deployed forces are mission ready....
Modernize Aegis for Naval Dominance
Missile-defense capabilities on board U.S. Navy cruisers and destroyers can be updated in the future without the...
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U.S. Navy in Review

“Over the last year, we were on station in the Pacific to deal with provocative North Korean actions,” Chief of Naval Operations...

U.S. Naval Aviation and Weapons Development in Review

The funding storm clouds on the horizon for the Department of Defense in 2012 came to fruition with the fiscal crisis of 2013. With Congress...

U.S. Marine Corps in Review

In 2013, the U.S. Marine Corps continued operations in Afghanistan, even as they performed their traditional role as the nation’s...

U.S. Coast Guard in Review

The year 2013 brought increased challenges to the Coast Guard as the service sought to balance a declining budget with increasing operational...

U.S. Merchant Marine and World Maritime Review

The year 2013 will go down in maritime annals as one of extraordinary contradictions, with optimism finally dislodging the melancholic recent past...

Editor's Page

Since assuming office in September 2011, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert has been an exceptionally prolific contributor to the...

CEO Notes

The U.S. Naval Institute Annual Meeting was held on 16 April at the Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center in Washington, D.C., with Members and...

Comment and Discussion

Take the Long View

(See J. Murphy, p. 10, March...

Nobody Asked Me, But... - Where Have All the Naval Memoirs Gone?

Readers of Proceedings—and more than a few commanding officers,...

Book Reviews

Mayday: The Decline of American Naval Supremacy

Seth Cropsey. New York: Overlook Duckworth, Peter Mayer Publishers, Inc., 2013....

Professional Notes

For Combined Regional Force Allocation, Look Again to NATO

By Lieutenant Commander Mark Lawrence, U.S. Navy...
U.S. Navy - Counting Warships

At times during the past couple of years, U.S. carrier battle groups have been...

Oceans - Mining the Oceans: Facts and Fictions

Mining the ocean floor for valuable mineral resources is not particularly new....

World Naval Developments - Keeping Putin in Check

In March, Russian President Vladimir Putin seized Crimea from Ukraine, and in...

Combat Fleets

On 5 April the U.S. Navy commissioned its newest littoral combat ship into the Fleet. The USS Coronado (LCS-4) is the second of the ...

Lest We Forget - Black Sea Express

Wanting to get a closer look at Russian activities in the Sea of Azov, an...

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