US Naval Institute Proceedings - August 1992

Front Cover, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 118/8/1,074, August 1992.

Front Cover, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 118/8/1,074, August 1992. GGA Image ID # 1d039b4961

On the Front Cover

Testimony to the stark dichotomies between the U.S. and Soviet submarine forces is offered in this issue—'Their System Still Needs Victims . . (pages 64-68) and "ASW Is Still Job One" (pages 30-34). Photo by VADM Robert Y. (Yogi) Kaufman, USN (Ret.).

Issue Summary

The August 1992 issue articles include ASW Is Still Job One, Future of Force in Maritime Europe, NATO: Today and in the Future, Conduct Unbecoming, Sexual Harassment In Our Navy, Exocets, Air Traffic, and the Air Tasking Order, and more.

Table of Contents

Arleigh Burke Essay Contest Prize Winner

  • ASW Is Still Job One
    By Rear Admiral W. J. Holland, Jr., USN (Ret.)
    The threat's still there, and no one else can help.

Featured Articles

  • Turn the Sub Skippers Loose!
    By Lieutenant Commander Truman J. Best, USN
  • At the Point
    By John McCormick
    Taking the point was like playing Russian Roulette, except when Marden led the patrol.
  • Future of Force in Maritime Europe
    By Commander Michael N. Pocalyko, USN
    A new NATO strategy is emerging. Will the Alliance itself be broadened?
  • NATO: Today and in the Future
    By Admiral James R. Hogg, USN (Ret.)
  • Storm from Space
    By Vice Admiral William A. Dougherty, USN
    After Desert Storm, taking and holding the "high ground" has new meaning.
  • Conduct Unbecoming
    By Commander K. A. Krohne, USN (Ret.)
    Anita Hill and Tailhook may be the lightning rods for this issue, but all hands had better learn the rules.
  • Sexual Harassment In Our Navy?
    By Lieutenant Commander John Parker, SC, USNR
  • Exocets, Air Traffic, and the Air Tasking Order
    By Lieutenant Commander Larry Di Rita, USN
    A centralized ATO is too cumbersome for a truly hot air war.
  • Their System Still Needs Victims
    By Vladimir V. Stefanovsky
    Soviet submarine duty was even more hazardous than we thought.
  • Soviet Weaknesses Are U.S. Strengths
    By Rear Admiral Thomas A. Brooks, USN (Ret.)
  • Decisions at the Speed of Satellite
    By Rear Admiral Brent Baker, USN
    Commanders must win the battle of the first perception.
  • Guadalcanal: The Pivotal Campaign
    By Richard B. Frank
    The cost was heavy, but it turned around the war in the Pacific.
  • 50 Years Ago . . . Savo Island
    By Jack Sweet man
    It was the worst defeat in our naval history, and a grim curtain-raiser to the battle for Guadalcanal.
  • Three Cruisers, Three Destroyers, Two Seaplane Tenders
    By Commodore Bruce Loxton, RAN (Ret.)
    The Japanese force had been spotted, but it took forever to get the word out.
  • Maritime Patrol: Gotcha Covered
    By Rear Admiral Anthony R. Maness, USN
    ... but not forever, if the drawdown worsens.


TQL Forum

  • Building A Better Navy By Adm. Frank B. Kelso II, USN


  • Short Circuit

Professional Notes

  • Picking the Latest 'Gator
  • Refining Goldwater-Nichols
  • Cost-Effective Mine Warfare

Other Departments

  • Secretary's Notes
  • Comment and Discussion
  • Book Reviews
  • Books of Interest
  • The U.S. Navy
  • World Naval Developments
  • Combat Fleets
  • Notebook
  • Index to Advertisers

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 Naval 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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