Proceedings Magazine - September 2014 Vol. 140/9/1,339

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The Greyhound, long the Navy’s vehicle of choice for carrier on-board delivery, isn’t getting any younger. Will the service choose to modernize it, replace it,...
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Repeating Three Strategic Mistakes?
Although hesitant to embrace the realities of irregular warfare, the Navy must learn to navigate the civil, maritime, and...
Preparing for War, Keeping the Peace
In the years after World War I, the U.S. military’s exhaustive wargaming paved the way for victory in World War II...
Push the Force Forward!
Reorganizing the Navy’s maritime patrol and reconnaissance community could result in an identical presence with huge...
Cooperation is the Key to NATO's Future
2014 Global Defense Burden Essay Contest Winner

With many alliance...

Editor's Page

In all the debating over budget cuts and what force size is right for the United States, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that these...

Now Hear This - Technology Brings a Paradox of Power

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman states in his op-ed article about the book The Second Machine Age: “Our...

From the Deckplates - Why the How Matters

Recent events provided the opportunity to congratulate a respected shipmate on a major career milestone. But, regrettably, I had to decline the...

Special - The New Navy Prepares for War: The U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, 1910-19

Digitizing Proceedings

Realizing an important strategic goal, the U.S. Naval Institute has just completed...

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The Great COD Debate
The Greyhound, long the Navy’s vehicle of choice for carrier on-board delivery, isn’t getting any younger. Will...
Integrated Fires for Contested Waters
The U.S. Navy’s carriers rose to prominence in the Pacific; if they’re forced to engage there again, the...
A Promising Thaw
The relationship between New Zealand and the United States has seen ups and downs over the past 60 years, but the two...
CEO Notes

As you have read on these pages, we are reemphasizing essay contests. They have been an integral part of the Naval Institute since 1878, when...

Comment and Discussion
Nobody Asked Me, But. . . - It's Time for a New Flying Warrant Officer Program

Junior officers (JOs) lament their inability to stay in the cockpit because career milestones take them from the tactical fight. They want to...

U.S. Battle Force Aviation Changes

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Book Reviews

Culture In Conflict: Irregular Warfare, Culture Policy, and the Marine Corps

Paula Holmes-Eber. Stanford, CA: Stanford Security...

Professional Notes

The Ultimate Startup: Commissioning a U.S. Navy Warship

By Captain Fred W. Kacher and Commander Brandon Bryan, U.S. Navy...

U.S. Navy - (Over)protecting the Navy's Secrets?

For decades before Edward Snowden revealed the mass of secrets about National Security Agency activities, the most damaging revelations of...

Oceans - A Better Path Between the Seas?

The first serious attempt to find a way from Europe to the “Indies” began with John Cabot in 1497, when he landed at what is now St....

World Naval Developments - Implausible Deniability

In mid-July Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 017 was shot down by a Russian SA-11 missile while flying over the eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 on...

Combat Fleets

In June Sri Lanka received its second Bay-class patrol boat from Australia. The ex-Hervey Bay, pictured here, has been renamed the ...

Lest We Forget - First Scouts

Watching a Navy Hornet—with its vast array of electronic and hydraulic components that aid in flying and carrying out a wide variety of...

Naval Institute Foundation

In His Own Words: Lieutenant Matthew Hipple, USN

I became involved with the Naval Institute as an ensign. A few interesting articles...

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‘What a monstrous tail our cat has got!’ 

Henry Carey (1687...


 
 

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