US Naval Institute Proceedings - May 1979

Front Cover, U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Naval Review Issue, Volume 105/5/915, May 1979.

Front Cover, U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Naval Review Issue, Volume 105/5/915, May 1979. GGA Image ID # 167af287af

On the Front Cover

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.

Issue Summary

The May 1979 issue articles include The Future of U. S. Sea Power, How Will We Man the Fleets, The Potential Battle of the Atlantic, The Central Issues of Sea-based Aviation, Speed in Warships, Surface Warships Against Submarines, and more.


  • Preface
  • Biographies of Authors
  • Naval and Maritime Events 1978


  • The Future of U. S. Sea Power
    Admiral Thomas B. Hayward, U. S. Navy
  • How Will We Man the Fleets?
    Captain Brayton Harris, U. S. Naval Reseve (Retired)
  • Total Force
    Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, U. S. Navy (Retired)
  • The Potential Battle of the Atlantic
    Rear Admiral Sayre A. Swarztrauber, U. S. Navy
  • Two Anchors in the Pacific: A Strategy Proposal for the U. S. Pacific Fleet
    Lieutenant Commander Kenneth R. McGruther, U. S. Navy
  • The Central Issues of Sea-based Aviation
    R. James Woolsey
  • Speed in Warships
    Norman Friedman
  • Surface Warships Against Submarines
    Captain William D. Taylor, U. S. Navy (Retired)
  • Future War and the U. S. Coast Guard
    Captain A. R. Larzelere, U. S. Coast Guard


  • Flag and General Officers of the Naval Services
  • Book List
  • Tables of Naval and Maritime Power


The names of the owners, or of the photographers wherever known, are given herewith.

PHAN Randy G. Hayes, 73; PH3 Dwain E. Patton, 77; PHI Donald Grantham, 78; PHI William B. Fair. 80; PHC E. L. Goligoski, 89; General Dynamics, 90; PHC John Francavillo, 94; W. H. Allen Sons & Co., Ltd., 97; Melvin Fredeen, 98; Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey, 98; PH2 Harry Deffenbaugh, 101; Vickers Shipbuilding Group. Ltd., 102; PH3 Grey Haas, 105; Copyright Rand McNally & Company, R.L. 79-GP-5, 109; PH2 Gary D. Crosby, 115; Wikert, 121; Royal Navy, 123; Copyright Rand McNally and Company, R.L. 79-GP-7, 127; PHI James Davidson. 129; Claude V. Sneed. 132; J02 Joe R. Leonard, 135; Royal Australian Navy, 137; E. C. P. Armées, 137; Alan Dooley, 143; McDonnell Douglas. 49, 145, 150; PH2 Edwin L. Hawkins, 146; J. C. Cote, 147; PHI Lonnie M. McKay, 157; Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., 157; PH2 L. B. Foster, 158; D. F. House, 169; Acme Photo, 171; LCdr. Thomas W. Joyner, 173.

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