Index to Naval Institute Proceedings Magazine Issues from the 1970s
Each issue is generally 100 pages with Commentary, Articles and Pictures about US Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps Current Affairs and Theaters of Operation, History, Technology (Watercraft, Aircraft, Weapons), Organization and Policy.
As the destroyer designed to employ the Aegis Ship Combat System, the DDG-47 (shown here firing an SM-2 missile) will serve as the lead ship for a 16-ship class. The DDG-47 and her Aegis capabilities are discussed this month in a Professional Note and in Tomorrow's Fleet. (Painting by Ed Ramstead.). Proceedings, United States Naval Institute, January 1979, Volume 105/1/911.
In this painting by Jack Coggins, the South Dakota (BB-57) heads a column which includes ocher ships of her class (see page 57). Commander Edward J. Mathews was on board the "Sodak" when she and two sisters bombarded the island of Honshu in 1945 (see page 74). Proceedings, United States Naval Institute, February 1979, Volume 105/2/912.
Lt. R. A. Fredricksen's shot of the USS Thomas Jefferson (SSBN-618) In dry dock at Guam was an entry in the 1978 Photo Contest. This issue contains an article on Soviet response to U.S. SSBNs (page 34) and a pictorial on the home of the next generation (page 62). Proceedings, United States Naval Institute, March 1979, Volume 105/3/913.
Lt. Bill Linder's photograph (courtesy of Wings Publishing Company) shows VF-4 I s F-14A Tomcat # 110 completing a loop above Virginia Beach. In an article this month, LCdr. Lynn Carter II, USN, approaches the problem of providing realistic training for our fighter crews. (Sec page 65.) Proceedings, United States Naval Institute, April 1979, Volume 105/4/914.
The country's newest nuclear-powered cruiser, the USS Mississippi (CGN 40), painted by R. G. Smith. This work, donated by the State of Mississippi to the ship, is reproduced through the courtesy of the cruiser's Commanding Officer, Captain Peter M. Hekman, Jr., U. S. Navy. United States Naval Institute Proceedings, May 1979, Volume 105/5/915.
To be effective against Soviet expansion, our amphibious forces must be both capable and ubiquitous, as posited in the article beginning on page 58. In this painting by Dante H. Bertoni, a CH-53 Sea Stallion is seen on board the USS New Orleans (LPH-1 1), in Subic Bay in the Philippines. (Courtesy of Navy Combat Art Collection.). Proceedings, United States Naval Institute, June 1979, Volume 105/6/916.
The missing faces in JOl Kirby Harrison's group shot taken on a carrier's deck symbolize the Navy's current difficulty in keeping its ships manned with trained personnel. See this year's Vincent Astor Leadership Contest essay, "Retention: Our #1 Goal," pages 82-85. Proceedings, United States Naval Institute, July 1979, Volume 105/7/917.
Gene Klebe produced these three paintings of Seabee work on Diego Garcia for the Navy's Combat Art Collection. Superimposed on a chart of the atoll are pier construction, runway paving, and pole erection. Proceedings, United States Naval Institute, August 1979, Volume 105/8/918.
Some see this Tenneco oil drilling platform in the South Marsh Island area as tall and beautiful against the Gulf of Mexico sunset. Others may see a potential bull's-eye for a terrorist attack. (Photo by B. J. Nixon for Tenneco, Inc.). United States Naval Institute Proceedings, September 1979, Volume 105/9/919.
A Trident I missile is launched from the submerged USS Francis Scott Key (SSBN-657) off the coast of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. A Professional Note on building the Trident submarines begins on page 117 of this issue. (U. S. Air Force photo). Proceedings United States Naval Institute, October 1979, Volume 105/10/920.
R. G. Smith's painting of the Marine Corps' rugged, durable A-4M Skyhawks and M-60 tanks is an apt tribute to the Corps on its 204th birthday. Just as these support elements of the air-ground team do, Proceedings pages continue to serve the Marines by discussing issues vital to the Corps. (Painting courtesy of McDonnell Douglas). Proceedings, United States Naval Institute, November 1979, Volume 105/11/921.
In 1970 and 1975, the Soviet Navy conducted worldwide naval exercises. Two Kiev-class carriers (the Minsk is pictured) have joined the fleet since then. "0kean-80: The Russians Are Coming Again in 1980" is the lead professional note of this issue. (Photo by PH3 Colin Fritz, U. S. Navy) Proceedings, United States Naval Institute, December 1979, Volume 105/12/922.