US Naval Institute Proceedings - January 1987

Front Cover, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 113/01/1007, January 1987.

Front Cover, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 113/01/1007, January 1987. GGA Image ID # 1d03af8555


Cover: The U. S. Navy's nuclear-powered submarines play a major role in the Maritime Strategy, which is addressed in two articles—pp. 13-16 and pp. 40-49. Submarine warfare and ASW are also the subjects of a new essay contest—see p. 7 for details. (Photo courtesy of General Dynamics.)


  • Looking Beyond the Maritime Strategy
    By Admiral Carlisle A. H. Trost, USN
    The CNO takes such a look and shares his views.
  • The War on Paper
    By Lieutenant Ralph T. Soule, USN
    Will the Navy fight the next war at sea or on paper?
  • The Maritime Strategy: The Next Step
    By F. J. West, Jr.
    The next step is to develop a joint Maritime Strategy; only then can we hope to bring our NATO allies on board.
  • Determinants of Military Power
    By Captain John L. Byron, USN
  • Accountability: A View from the Bridge
    By Captain Carl H. Horst, JAGC, USN (Ret.)
    Command at sea isn't all-powerful, it's all-responsible.
  • Rx for Contingency Medical Support
    By Captain Arthur M. Smith, MC, USNR
    A medical care system may be just what the doctor ordered in peacetime—but even the best such system promises to fall short when combat casualties mount.
  • After the Beirut Bombing
    By Commander George W. Pucciarelli, CHC, USN
  • Close-in Battle Plan
    By Captain Don G. Palen, USN
    The Pensacola identified the terrorist threat off Beirut in 1983 and launched a defense.
  • Chivalry
    By Sir Samuel Falle
    An unexpected tale of human compassion in the violent Java Sea of 1942.


  • The Old Navy
  • The Navy's Semi-Submersible
  • Other Departments
  • Typhoon-1944 Ultra-Heavy Ship
  • Secretary's Notes
  • Coast Guard C3: Upgrading Comment and Discussion Special
  • Strike U National Security World Naval Special
  • The Young Lions of Oceana Developments
  • Notable Naval Books of 1986
  • Marines Are Marines
  • Are Money Matters
  • The Soviet Navy
  • Marines Puzzle
  • Landing Their Landing Force CV-SLEP: New Life for the Notebook
  • Professional Notes
  • Carriers
  • Index to Advertisers
  • Handling a Ticonderoga Nobody asked me, but
  • Where Did My People Go?

The U. S. Naval Institute is a private, self-supporting, nonprofit professional society which publishes this magazine as a forum for the Sea Services. The Institute is not a part of the U. S. Government. The opinions and assertions herein are the personal ones of the authors.

The Proceedings is published by the U. S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD 21402. Second class postage paid at Annapolis, MD and at additional mailing offices. Memberships, $24.00 one year/Subscriptions, $27.00 one year (U.S.A.). Copyright 1987 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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