EPS Corporation

Away All . . . Hovercraft!

By Commander In H. Ha, U.S. Navy
August 2011
Here’s how the Marine Corps can get ashore more quickly, from greater distances, just as safely—and for a lot less money.
U.S. Navy (Adam K. Thomas)

Ten Realities for the New CNO

By Commander Paul S. Giarra, U.S. Navy (Retired)
August 2011
As Admiral Jonathan Greenert takes the helm as Chief of Naval Operations, here are some major points to consider.
U.S. Coast Guard (J.H. Disco)

Endangered Species

By Vice Admiral Terry Cross, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired), and Scott C. Truver
August 2011
Owing to various factors, the gap in advanced maritime patrol aircraft is widening, and it only looks to be getting worse.
U.S. Coast Guard (Charly Hengen)

The Case for the Cutter

By Vice Admirals Robert C. Parker and Manson K. Brown, U.S. Coast Guard
August 2011
The Coast Guard has its first two National Security Cutters, the Bertholf and the Waesche . We urgently need more—now.
U.S. Coast Guard

Crisis in the Cutter Fleet

By Captain Douglas M. Fears, U.S. Coast Guard
August 2011
To avoid security breaches and continue managing the service’s multiple missions, we must recapitalize aging vessels.
U.S. Navy (Rafael Martie)

Amphibious Training: From Ugly to Good

By Colonel Adam Holmes and Colonel David Fuquea (Retired), U.S. Marine Corps
August 2011
Even some of the most hardened Marines have never been on board a ship. Revived amphibious training should rectify that.
National Steel and Shipbuilding

Cable Vision

By Captain Douglas R. Burnett, U.S. Navy (Retired)
August 2011
Navies of the world, unite! Undersea arteries of international commerce and communication are at risk from terrorist attacks.