US Naval Institute Proceedings - April 1988

Front Cover, U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 114/4/1022, April 1988.

Front Cover, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 114/4/1022, April 1988. GGA Image ID # 1d024641bd

On the Front Cover

Marine Sergeant Russell Lee Klika won an honorable mention in the Annual USNI/Kodak Photo Contest for this photograph of naval recruits battling a fire. A pictorial featuring the other photographs from the contest begins on page 57.

Issue Summary

The April 1988 issue articles include The Maritime Strategy and the Next Decade, Satellites and Naval Warfare, Stalking the Tactical Continuum, Vietnam: Two Views, Blind Hunt for the Thresher, The Lobos Get Hornets, and more.

Table of Contents

  • Arleigh Burke Essay Contest Winner
    The Maritime Strategy and the Next Decade
    By Ronald O'Rourke
    The Navy started the discussion of the Maritime Strategy. It now has a responsibility to participate in the dialogue that it sparked.
  • Satellites and Naval Warfare
    By William E. Howard III
    Satellite systems are important to naval warfare now—they will be crucial in the next century.
  • Future Satellite Capabilities
    By William E. Howard III
  • What Would Mahan Say About Space Power?
    By Aadu Karemaa
  • Stalking the Tactical Continuum
    By Commander Kendall King, USN
    Let's stop stalking the ultimate improvements to our tactics and start capturing them for the deployed forces.
  • Pictorial 1987 Naval and Maritime Prize Photography
  • Vietnam: Two Views
    God Be Here
    By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler. USN
    The Black Ponies
    By Lieutenant Commander Daniel B. Sheehan, USN (Ret.)
  • We Need A Little 'Dash and Daring'
    By Lieutenant Christopher A. Abel. USCG
    The hell with the "easy does it" approach to leadership!



  • Blind Hunt for the Thresher
  • Winning in the Dark
  • The Lobos Get Hornets

Nobody asked me, but

  • VC to warship: Can we talk?

Professional Notes

  • Controlling the Aviation Mishap Rate
  • Aviation Safety: A Success Story
  • Women in the Brigade
  • Defending the Assault
  • Handling a Battleship
  • Royal New Zealand Navy: Looking to the Future

Book Reviews

  • South To Java
  • The Forgotten War
  • Admiral

The Soviet Navy

  • Space Ships

Money Matters

  • The Investment Triangle

Other Departments

  • Secretary's Notes
  • Where We Were
  • Comment and Discussion
  • Books of Interest
  • World Naval Developments
  • Notebook
  • Index to Advertisers

The U.S. Naval Institute is a private, self-supporting, nonprofit professional society that 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.

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