Proceedings Archive - 1999

  • In the Information Age and in space there are no clear separate areas of responsibility.  This view of the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf was taken from Columbia. (NASA)

  • The Naval Institute is proud to announce and publish the winners of its third annual Enlisted Essay Contest (pages 25-32).

  • This issue marks the 19th consecutive year Proceedings has featured the world’s navies in its March issue. Photo: Sea King of the Royal Navy’s 814 Flying Tiger Squadron overflies HMS Invincible.

  • Stephen Saywell brings us this shot of Royal Navy special divers in training, which won third prize in the Naval Institute’s 37th Annual Naval and Maritime Photo Contest. For the other winners see pages 57-73.

  • Ready on Arrival: The USS Vella Gulf (CG-72) launches a Tomahawk missile in support of Operation Allied Force hours after arriving on station in the Adriatic following a seven-day, 27-knots-sustained transit from Norfolk.  By the fourth day, most of the crew had jet lag,...

  • The special submarine warfare coverage in this issue extends beyond the cover and the featured articles—see Professional Notes, Nobody asked me, but . . . and Comment and Discussion (authors of Blind Man’s Bluff). USS Seawolf (SSN-21) photo by Electric boat.

  • The Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey demonstrates its lifting capacity in tests with the joint Army/Marine Corps developmental LW155-mm Howitzer.  The MV-22 is one of the legs of the Marines’ tactical deployment capability triad for the 21st century.

  • He is your brother, your father, your next door neighbor, and he's in harm's way in the Arabian Gulf. One of the many pilots—in this case a Hornet's—from Carrier Air Wing Five waits for his turn to launch from the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63). The Kitty Hawk...

  • A Marine from Battery “L,” 3d Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment watches a storm roll through as he stands guard at Camp Montieth near Cernica, Kosovo. The Marines and sailors of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit are helping to enforce the peace and stability of Kosovo.

  • Regardless of the aircraft, catching the #3 wire is the most challenging task in naval aviation. Here an E-2C Hawkeye from VAW-116 prepares to trap aboard USS Constellation. See “The Navy Way Over Kosovo” (pp. 26–29), “Breaking Naval Aviation’s Glass...

  • To fight and win in the littorals, the Navy will need a new breed of surface ship (illustration by Jim Stilphen). See “A Combatant for the Littorals,” pp. 26-30, and “Rebalancing the Fleet, ” pp. 31-35.

  • Demonstrating the flexibility the U.S. Coast Guard is famous for, the USCGC Forward (WMEC-911) is seen here while transiting the English Narrows in the Strait of Magellan. The Forward was part of a task force that circumnavigated South America while taking part in UNITAS...


 
 

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