Arctic Council

Ocean Governance in the High North

By Ambassador David Balton and Rear Admiral Cari Thomas, U.S. Coast Guard
July 2013
With the region on the verge of becoming more important and bustling than ever, the Arctic Council is absolutely crucial.
J.M. Caiella

A Landing Craft For the 21st Century

By Susanne Altenburger; Commander Michael Bosworth, U.S. Navy (Retired); and Captain Michael Junge, U.S. Navy
July 2013
And now for something completely different: How about a new utility craft that folds up like a Swiss Army knife?
U.S. Navy (Bryan Blair)

Don't Give Up the Ship(s)!

By Commander John A. Craig, Royal Navy
July 2013
Unmanned underwater vehicles are not capable, at least not yet, of replacing the old mine-countermeasures vessels.
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U.S. Navy - A Sea Change Is Needed

By Norman Polmar
July 2013
During the second half of the 20th century and into the 21st century the United States has fought five ground wars. The record of these military efforts—all accompanied by acrimonious ...
U.S. Naval Institute Photo Archive

From Our Archive

July 2013
‘We improve ourselves by victories over ourself. There must be contests, and you must win.’ Edward Gibbon (1737–1794) “Somewhere in the Pacific” a destroyerman paints another victory marking on ...
Norwegian Defence

Arctic Doublespeak?

By Christian Le Miére
July 2013
Do Arctic states’ regional military buildups spell safety and security, or are they staking out national-sovereignty claims?

When the Ice Melts

By Commander Paul F. Campagna, U.S. Navy; Lieutenant Colonel Dave McNulty, U.S. Air Force; and Colonel Heath Roscoe, U.S. Army
July 2013
Here’s what the new Arctic strategy means and how the Navy and Coast Guard can team up to comply with requirements.
U.S. Coast Guard (Patrick Kelley)

Editor's Page

July 2013
As we approach the height of summer, the time of year many associate with hot and humid weather, backyard barbecues, and family vacations, we at Proceedings decided to turn our ...
Jen Mabe

CEO Notes

by Vice Admiral Peter H. Daly, USN (Ret.)
July 2013
For more than 100 years, the Naval Institute Press has been publishing works of fundamental importance to the Institute’s role as an independent forum for those who dare to read, ...
U.S. Naval Institute Photo Archive

Lest We Forget - ‘Turbulent Turtle’

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
July 2013
It is in the natural order of things that we commemorate the combat sacrifices of our armed forces. But it is also appropriate to remember those who risk their lives—sometimes ...
A. A. de Kruijf

Combat Fleets

By Eric Wertheim
July 2013
In May the Dutch Defense Ministry finalized plans and signed a contract to upgrade all four of the Royal Netherlands Navy’s Walrus-class submarines by 2019. The Zeeleeuw, second ...
U.S. Navy (Collin Turner)

World Naval Developments - Man vs. Machine

By Norman Friedman
July 2013
In May the Navy’s X-47B unmanned aircraft made a successful catapult takeoff from the USS George H. W. Bush (CVN-77). The aircraft had previously made an arrested landing ashore at ...
U. S. Navy (Josh Glassburn)

Professional Notes

July 2013
Negotiating with Hostage-Takers: We Need DoctrineBy Michael R. ShevockWhile the Navy is ever-more involved in boarding suspect vessels, the Coast Guard has been doing it for a long time. Both ...

Book Reviews

July 2013
Yamashita’s Ghost: War Crimes, MacArthur’s Justice, and Command AccountabilityAllan A. Ryan. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2012. 380 pp. Illus. Maps. Notes. Biblio. Index. $34.95.Reviewed by Alice A. ...

Comment and Discussion

July 2013
Position of Influence(See W. H. Bishop, pp. 81–82, March 2013, and M. T. Majors, p. 85, June 2013 Proceedings)Chief Warrant Officer Chuck Berlemann, U.S. Navy, Retired—I have ...
Ingrid Beach

Naval Institute Foundation

July 2013
Recent Honorary and Memorial GiftsGifts of support to the Naval Institute have been made in honor of the following individuals:Captain Edward L. Beach Jr. by Eric S. BeckjordMartha Jean Richards ...

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