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November 1981 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

November 1981 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute


U. S. Naval Institute November 1981 Volume 107/11/945

Cover: Photographer Fred Maroon, who is at work with the Naval Institute on a pictorial book about today's Navy, took this shot of U. S. Navy SEALS landing from their rubber raft. Commander Crossland argues, in the article beginning on page 36, that the United States could profit by much greater use of unconventional naval warfare than it now contemplates.


  • Naval Diplomacy in the Persian Gulf
    By Captain Kevin B. Jordan, USMC
    So far, the U. S. naval force in the Indian Ocean has been a policeman on the beat, but thugs lurk nearby.
  • Naval Forces Are Rapid Deployment Forces
    By Lieutenant Colonel David Anthony Quinlan, USMC
    Amid the hoopla over the RDF, we need to remind ourselves of the splendid Navy-Marine Corps team.
  • Unconventional Warfare Afloat
    By Lieutenant Commander Roger Crossland, USNR
    By concentrating on expensive, sophisticated weapons, the Navy ignores the value of cheaper alternatives.
  • Lejeune of the Naval Service
    By Colonel James W. Hammond, Jr., USMC (Ret.)
    God and Man both tried, but neither could deprive the U. S. Marine Corps of its 13th Commandant.
  • The Navy and Directed Energy Weapons
    By William J. Beane
    High-energy lasers particle beam weapons, and electromagneticpulses could all be in the Navy's future.
  • No Place for Women
    By Lieutenantavid Evans, USMC
    If the nation doesn't intend for women to fight in combat, they shouldn't be in the FMF either.
  • Britain's Sea Soldiers
    By Lieutenant Colonel A. F. Whitehead, RM
    The Royal Marines know their NATO allies well, having fought both with them and against them.
  • Are Our Boomers Vulnerable?
    By Joel S. Wit
    As the Soviets make advances in ASW, we must be wary of their ability to kill ballistic missile submarines.



  • Leadership Forum
  • Trust, Confidence, and Obligation
  • Nobody asked me, but
  • The Corps Should Lift the Amphibious Lift From the Navy
  • Nobody asked me either
  • Outward Mobility or Outward Bound
  • Book Reviews 95
  • Reforming the Military
  • The Soviet Intervention in Afghanistan

    The Struggle for Afghanistan
    The Great Gunnery candal:

    The Mystery of Jutland Everyday Heroes – --

    Professional Notes 105
    The Marines: Out in
    the Cold

    A Counter-Terrorism Program
    The Soviet Naval Infantry—A Limited Threat

    A "Wing" Strategy to
    Support the Fleet

    Concerning Things

    A Frontline Marine Corps
    Tactical Data Switch
    The U. S. Navy„. 123
    Ampl4ious Lift
    Other Departments
    Secretary's Notes 13

    Comment and Discussion 17

    Books of Interest 101

    Old Navy tk0.400.1S 128

    Notebook 133
    Index to Advertisers 136

    The opinions or assertions in the articles are the personal ones of the authors and are not to be construed as official. They do not necessarily reflect the views of either the Navy Department or the U. S. Naval Institute. Proceedings is published monthly by U. S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD. 21402. Second-class postage paid at Annapolis, MD. and at additional mailing offices. Memberships, $21.00 one year/Subscriptions, $24.00 one year U.S.A. Copyright © 1981 U. S. Naval Institute. Copyright is not claimed for editorial material in the public domain. U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings (ISSN 0041-798X)
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