February 1971 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

February 1971 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

United States Naval Institute

February 1971

Volume 97, Number 2/816


The Blue Water Soviet Naval Officer 18
There is an aura of confident professionalism about the Soviet

naval officer—a "blue water look"—that was totally unknown in the Soviet Navy a few years ago.
Capt. Sumner Shapiro, USN
Modernization of the Midway 27

To monitor and expedite the most comprehensive modernization ever undertaken by the Navy, the author needed simple reports that presented a clear, concise picture of the progress.
Capt. James E. Kaune, USN
Lt. (j.g.) F. G. Dengler, USN The Silent Vote 34
Every junior officer who elects to extend is giving the Navy a
silent vote of confidence. Those who depart also cast their vote in
silence, wrongly presuming that the Navy doesn't want to hear
what they think.
Ocean Surveillance: New Weapon of 38
Naval Warfare

The day will soon be here when commanders of naval forces will have credible intelligence information almost as soon as events
occur in, on, and over the world's oceans.
Capt. Frank B. Murphy, USN (Rel.)
Navy Medicine: A New Prescription 42
If the Navy were to make better use of the doctors it has and
hopes to have, perhaps there would be fewer dissatisfied
doctors—and patients—than there now are.
Cdr. Peter A. Flynn, MC, USN
Amelia Earhart's Final Flight 48

She and her navigator disappeared 30 years ago, but, as recently as October 1970, she was erroneously reported as being alive; and, in fact, the legend may never die.
Francis X. Holbrook
Pictorial—R/V Hero: Assignment Antarctic 56
by William R. Curtsinger
Cover Departments
The Old Navy Book List
Comment and Discussion Book Reviews
Professional Reading Professional Notes Notebook
The research vessel Hero works her way through the kaleidoscopic pattern of an ice field off the 69 73 81 91 93 95 101 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.
shoreline of the Antarctic Peninsula. Photograph by William R.

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