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From the Editor’s Desk

By Captain Bill Hamblet, U.S. Navy (Retired), Editor-in-Chief
October 2019
If you want to get in the mood to read about submarines and antisubmarine warfare, skip right to “Asked & Answered.”
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Where We Were

By A. Denis Clift
October 2019
Disseminating knowledge about the Navy in 1919, the aftermath of the sinking of the Israeli destroyer Eilat in 1969, and the threat of mines to subs in 1994.
Computer rendering of the Jack C. Taylor Conference Center

CEO Notes

By Vice Admiral Peter H. Daly, U.S. Navy (Retired), CEO and Publisher
October 2019
On the 18th of September, the Naval Institute broke ground on the Jack C. Taylor Conference Center.
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A seal under water
US. Navy Seahawk helicopter flies over USS Toledo and HNoMS Ures submarines as they participates in Dynamic Mongoose

(Un)Mind the Gap

By Andrew Metrick
October 2019
In the past few years, Russian submarine activities have become a focal point for U.S. and NATO planners, part of the larger discourse on Russia’s revanchist role in the wake ...
A Joint Capability Demonstration is held during Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 2018  in Trondheim, Norway

NATO Needs a Multinational Amphibious Task Force

By Major Justin Hooker and Lieutenant Colonel Michael Meyer, U.S. Marine Corps
October 2019
Russia moved quickly, and in ways Ukraine and the world did not understand. On 27 February 2014, covert units occupied the Crimean parliament building in Simferopol and began a siege ...
The Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL-752) sails alongside the Indonesian BAKAMLA vessel KN Tan Jung Datu in the Singapore Strait
Aerial view of the U.S. Naval Academy looking southeast towards the Chesapeake Bay
Aerial view of the city of Shenzhen in Guangdong, China at night

The China Problem

By Lieutenant John D. Miller, U.S. Navy
October 2019
The United States must protect meta-material research from espionage if it wants to build and maintain an advantage in the field.
A junior officer of the Blue crew on board the USS Ohio (SSGN-726) supervises a simulated dive as diving officer of the watch in the Ship Control Trainer at Trident Training Facility Bangor, Washington
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Book Reviews

October 2019
Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character James Stavridis. New York: Penguin Press, 2019. 290 pp. Biblio. Index. $28. Reviewed by Rear Admiral Fred W. Kacher, U.S. ...
A ceremony on board the USS Olympia (C-6) as part of the transportation of the body of the  “unknown soldier” from France to the United States in 1921.

From Our Archive

October 2019
A ceremony on board the USS Olympia (C-6) as part of the transportation of the body of the “unknown soldier” from France to the United States in 1921.
The USS Chicago at periscope depth.

If the Oceans Become Transparent

By Zachary Kallenborn
October 2019
Sensors are becoming ever better and more widespread. Submarines will need new operating concepts to preserve their utility and maintain a viable second-strike capability.
Port bow view of a Jordanian response boat-medium underway

Combat Fleets

By Eric Wertheim
October 2019
Jordan took delivery of two RB-Ms, Singapore decommissioned three Fearless-class patrol combatants, and France commissioned the offshore support vessel Seine.
Marine Corps ACV

The Wisdom of the Amphibious Combat Vehicle

By Majors Justin D. Davis and Neal T. Jones, U.S. Marine Corps
October 2019
Criticism of the Marine Corps' new amphibious combat vehicle is off base. It's the best solution for expeditionary advanced base operations in the 21st century.

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