June 1998 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute
U.S. Naval Institute June 1998 Volume 124/6/1,144
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28 Subs Slip Through the Net
By Rear Admiral William J. Holland, USN (Ret.)
Several aspects of network-centric warfare can make life difficult for our submarines
31 Arctic ASW: Have We Lost?
By Richard Boyle and Waldo Lyon
Not yet—but we could lose big time by failing to develop an under-ice weapon for the littorals.
38 Undersea Warfare: We Can't Wish It Away
By Captain George Galdorisi, USN
Its day is coming—again.
45 The World Is Our Coastline!
By Scott C. Truver
Sometimes racing stripes can go where haze gray is not welcome.
48 What Is a Coast Guard Cutter Doing in Europe?
By Captain John E. Crowley, Jr., USCG
50 Carrier Battle Group:
Potent Weapon or Paper Tiger?
By Michael Cohen
Don't let cost effectiveness become lost effectiveness. 56 Offense Catching Up with Defense
By Rear Admiral Paul G. Gaffney II, USN, and Ronald R. Luman
Changes may end mine warfare's days as a show-stopper. 61 The Smart Ship Is Not the Answer
By Anthony DiGiorgio
We need smart operators, who will use existing smart systems as designed.
65 Leadership Essay Contest: Winner Chance Second Chances
By Lieutenant David A. Adams, USN
The Navy needs to end the zero-defects game and return to its traditional moral standards.
78 Have You Seen the Light?
By Captain T. Q. Donaldson V, USN
Now we can track those glowing undersea wakes. Departments •
Replace the LHAs with LHDs
Naval Institute at 125 10
Colonel Harry G. Summers, Jr., USA (Ret.) Vice Admiral Alexander J. Krekich, USN
Nobody asked me, but 41, 42
The Crops Can Wait for This
Learn to Accept Women at the Academy
Professional Notes 69 Troops Ashore Deserve Better Fire Support Naval Fire Support Plans
Consolidate Our Mobile Command Centers
Rethinking Crew Coordination in F/A-18E/F Squadrons
Membership News 6
Comment and Discussion 12
Book Reviews 82
Books of Interest 85
The U.S. Navy 87
Oceans 89 Points of Interest 90
World Naval Developments 91
Combat Fleets 93
Lest We Forget 94
Index to Advertisers 96
Cover: The Proceedings highlights submarine and undersea warfare issues each June—here, on board the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Miami (SSN-755)
by Greg Mathieson/MAI.
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