Proceedings Magazine - July 2016

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Despite the usual ‘ups, downs, and learning moments,’ littoral combat ships already are demonstrably proving to be assets in the Asia-Pacific.

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Focus on the Marines
There is a dangerous disconnect between Marine aviation readiness levels and calls for increased mission versatility;...
To Rule the Ether...

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For the U.S. Cyber...
Frankenweapons Loom on the Horizon
Artificial-intelligence weapon systems bring long-feared legal and ethical dilemmas to life, but we are better prepared to...
Close the Counter-UAS Gap

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Marine operations—and Marines’ lives—...
Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - Take on the Cyber Dragon

Both the 2015 National Security Strategy and 2015 Department of Defense Cyber Strategy state that the United States desires to “deter...

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LCS Delivers
Despite the usual ‘ups, downs, and learning moments,’ littoral combat ships already are demonstrably proving to...
Employ DOD's Sexual Assault & Response Weapons
In its fight against sexual assault, the military has unique tools in its kit; it is time to use them.

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Opportunity for U.S.-Chinese Partnership?
Amid rising tension in the South China Sea over installations on disputed islands, Beijing and Washington might find common...
Special - Arleigh Burke: Leader, Ship Class, and Prologue

As the first commanding officer of the Admiral’s ship, the most profound memory of my time with this naval icon was his decisive response to...

A Beautiful Friendship
We must strengthen the wonderful partnership between the Italian and U.S. navies, boost our mutual strategic goals, and...
Special - Intruder Returns

Naval aviation, which for me was A-6 Intruders, was the great adventure of my life. It was one of those rare instances when the reality lives...

Editor's Page

As editor of Proceedings, you had better like every issue the magazine team produces, or you should go home. This issue, the fourth in my...

CEO Notes

USNI News Delivers

USNI News continues its remarkable growth, reaching yet another significant milestone in June. The site surpassed 20...

Comment & Discussion
Now Hear This - Has U.S. Lost the Electromagnetic Spectrum?

Battles for electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) will be the first of any future war.

Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - Schedules Too Tight to Fail Threaten Readiness

How the Navy’s current high operational tempo affects the near- and long-term health of ships and sailors is the subject of many speeches...

From the Deckplates - Visit, Board, Search, and Seizure Teams Need More Time to Train

The U.S. Navy’s visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) teams do not get adequate time for training needed to effectively accomplish their...

Charting A Course - The Fat Man Sang . . . But the DOJ and Media Keep Playing

Leonard Glenn Francis, President and CEO of Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA), was arrested in September 2013, following a Department of Justice (...

Employ the Independence Class in Amphib Ops

By virtue of her large flight deck and capacious mission bay, the Independence-class littoral combat ship (LCS) is uniquely capable of...

Replace the PCs

During World War II, PT boats met the enemy up close and at greater frequency than any other surface vessels.1...

Leadership Forum - Identity, Passion, and Service Are the Pillars of Leadership

A somber voice makes a radio transmission that echoes above the gunfire: “Five wounded, one martyred.” The memorable communication was...

Now Hear This - We've Lost Our Rudder for Fitness

The current discussion of Navy personnel fitness from the Chief of Naval Operations on down is timely. The practical reality of fitness in the...

Book Reviews

United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists

Peter Bergen. New York: Crown, 2016. ...

Professional Notes

Wargames Are for Players

By Adam Frost

The Department of Defense is breathing new life into wargaming.

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Oceans - Hello, Is Anyone On Board?

Reduction in numbers of workers is a quick way to cut back operational costs. But results can be uneven with a quick fix becoming a long-term...

World Naval Developments - President Xi versus Law of the Sea?

In May, the Chinese continued their program of creating “facts on the ground” by building airstrips and small bases atop the disputed...

Combat Fleets

This past spring the United Kingdom commissioned its third Astute-class nuclear-powered attack submarine into service. HMS Artful...

Lest We Forget - Blue Angels—Keeping the Public Interested

When Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz took the helm as Chief of Naval Operations in December 1945, he had just—less than four months earlier...

From Our Archive

“I wish no connection with any ship that does not sail fast, for I intend to go in harm's way.”
John Paul Jones (1747-...


 
 

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