Military Pilot Training

By Commander W. A. Speer, SC, U. S. Navy (Retired) and Lieutenant Colonel J. B. Kusewitt, U. S. Army (Retired)
March 1972
The increasing availability of large capacity, high speed, general purpose digital computers, such as those that drive American Airlines’ unique six-axis DC-10 flight simulators, could add up to a better, ...

The All-Volunteer Force: Why Not?

By Lieutenant (j.g.) T. D. Kelley, JAGC, U. S. Naval Reserve
March 1972
How big a part, if any, the threat of being drafted played in this young man’s decision to enlist in the Navy is a moot question. What no longer seems ...

The 1100: He Flies Not; Neither Does He Sink

By Capt. Andrew G. Nelson, USN
March 1972
In bygone days of glory, the U. S. Navy believed that line officers were essential for victory at sea. Our predecessors believed—and proved—that command of the sea was won by ...

Japan’s Taiwan Dilemma

By Joseph Z. Reday
March 1972
Free World’s defense, a model member of the world community, and, as can be seen from Taipei’s teeming streets, a model also of highly successful development and trade. For these ...

Technology and the Military

By Stanley Sandler
March 1972
Despite an almost infinite variety of technological innovation in the last one hundred years, the introduction of and reaction to innovation, especially within the military, seems to fall into several ...

The Royal Navy

By James Morris
March 1972
The emptiest place in Britain is Scapa Flow in Orkney: partly because the great sea loch is supremely desolate in itself, its treeless islands so forlorn, its winds so unforgiving, ...

Pictorial— Submarine Memorials: "For Those Who Served"

By Captain George M. Hagerman, USN (Retired)
March 1972
From its beginnings, in primitive U. S. boats like Bushnell’s “Turtle” and the Civil War “Davids”—conceived in desperation and operated in extreme peril—to the “air conditioned sewer pipes” of modern ...

Comment and Discussion

March 1972
“Gibraltar: Monument to Seapower” (See J. Weller, pp. 27-33, October 1971; and p. 106, February 1972 Proceedings) Captain Roy C. Smith, III, U. S. Navy (Retired) —It should not, but ...

Book Reviews and Book List

March 1972
Russian Sea Power David Fairhall. Boston: Gambit, 1971. 275 Illus. $10.00. Reviewed by Arthur D. Baker, III ( Mr. Baker graduated magna cum laude in maritime history from Harvard in ...

Professional Notes

March 1972
The “CV”: Capable Vigilance or Continued Vulnerability? By Lieutenant James T. Coogan, Jr. U. S. Naval Reserve, Air Intelligence Officer, Air Antisubmarine Squadron 28 ASW has remained a step-child, a ...


March 1972
Soviet Navy Builds Up Forces Throughout North Atlantic (Arthur Veysey in The Chicago Tribune , 27 December 1971) The Soviet Navy is advancing its front door 1,200 miles out into ...

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