China's Navy on the Horizon

By Captain Carl Otis Schuster, U.S. Navy (Retired)
April 2012
The Asian giant's first carrier poses no immediate threat, but she will have broad political and strategic implications.
Chinese Military Review

Storm Warnings?

By Vice Admiral Doug Crowder, U.S. Navy (Retired)
April 2012
A former commander, 7th Fleet, analyzes China's naval buildup and says we must deploy a transparent deterrant.

China's Navigation in Space

By Andrew Erickson and Amy Chang
April 2012
Its space-tracking fleet monitors spacecraft and coordinates with ground assets—something we should watch closely.

'Learn from the PLA?'

By Commander Thomas Henderschedt, U.S. Navy
April 2012
The U.S. Navy is embracing information dominance and can gain valuable insight from Chinese "informationalization."
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Crafting a 'Good' Strategy

By Lieutenant Colonel Frank Hoffman, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (Retired)
April 2012
Taking lessons from well-known strategists should help naval thinkers “refresh” the current maritime strategy.
U.S. Navy (Aaron Burden)

Shooting for the Middle

By Lieutenant Commander Chuck Schlise, U.S. Navy
April 2012
The U.S. Navy has its high- and low-end ships covered; now it needs something in the shipbuilding center.
ROC Navy

Combat Fleets

By Eric Wertheim
April 2012
Taiwan recently announced that in 2013 it plans to begin retrofitting Harpoon Block II antiship missiles into its Dutch-built submarines, the Hai Hu (pictured here) and sister Hai Lung. ...
U.S. Naval Institute Photo Archive

Remembering the Painful

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
April 2012
For more than 100 issues, this column has recounted inspirational incidents from our history in hopes that, as part of our heritage, they will not be forgotten. Sometimes, however, it ...

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