CEO Notes

May 2022
Join us on Wednesday, 11 May for the Naval Institute’s 149th Annual Meeting—our first in-person annual meeting in three years—and our first at the new Jack C. Taylor Conference Center!
A large Jin-class ballistic-missile submarine

Chinese Submarines Under Ice?

By Adam Lajeunesse and Timothy Choi
May 2022
As the Arctic grows in economic and strategic importance, China has inserted itself into northern development, shipping, and governance structures.
Xi Jinping

PLA Navy Growth Not Slowed by COVID

By Captain James E. Fanell, U.S. Navy (Retired)
May 2022
Since January 2021, the Chinese Communist Party has demonstrated its continuing commitment to transform China into the world’s premier maritime power and to achieve its expansionist goals regionally.
Italian aircraft carrier Cavour, the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75), and the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle

NATO 2021: Year in Review

By Eric Wertheim
May 2022
The navies of NATO have continued organizing together, training together, and equipping their forces for interoperability.
all hands

Eliminate Toxic Leadership

By Lieutenant Commander Courtney Callaghan, U.S. Navy
May 2022
Toxic leaders degrade readiness, lower organizational performance and efficiency, negatively affect retention, and can devastate subordinates’ mental health.
Hands, Pride Flag

I Want to Be Counted

By Lieutenant Commander Craig Johnson, U.S. Coast Guard
May 2022
Coast Guard personnel files contain demographic information for every service member. Sexual orientation should be included as an optional category.
2,500-ton Incheon-class frigate

ROK Yellow Sea Defense

By Lieutenant (junior grade) Jeong Soo “Gary” Kim, U.S. Navy
May 2022
The U.S. Navy–Marine Corps team can learn from the Republic of Korea’s defense of the Northern Limit Line.
Asian COs

Support Asian-American Sailors

By Lieutenant (j.g.) Jeong Soo “Gary” Kim, U.S. Navy
May 2022
Anti-Asian sentiment has been rising in the United States, and China is trying to capitalize on the trend. Supporting Asian-American sailors helps the Navy compete.

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