US Naval Institute Proceedings - September 1998
Front Cover, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 124/9/1,147, September 1998. GGA Image ID # 1d01c6bacf
On the Front Cover: An F-14A Tomcat, self-portrait by Tom Twomey. Special aviation focus package begins on page 48.
The September 1998 issue articles include Network Centric Works for Marines, Centers of Gravity Are a Myth, You Can't Fool the Troops, Training for Measured Response, Cracking the Nuclear Club, Admiral with Wings, and more.
Table of Contents
- Network Centric Works for Marines
By Lieutenant General John E. Rhodes, USMC
- Translating Concepts into Capabilities
By General Henry H. Shelton, USA
Colin L. Powell Joint Warfighting Contest Winners
- Centers of Gravity Are a Myth
By Colonel Mark Candan, USMCR
Is joint doctrine aiming at the wrong objective?
- Deny U.S. Access?
By Thomas G. Mahnken
Countering the new threat demands a joint response.
- Joint but Unique
By Captain John G. Morgan, USN
The Navy must retain its unique ability to control and project power from the sea.
- When It's Time to Pay Their Dues . . .
By Major Jon P. Hull, USMC
. . . too many quality ground officers are walking out.
- You Can't Fool the Troops
By Captain Owen West, USMCR
Add peer and subordinate inputs to fitness reports.
- Ain't No Way To Mobilize
By Captain T. J. Brown, USN
Mobilization must find a voice—and an advocate.
- Training for Measured Response
By Captain Stephen A. Simpson, USMC, and Gunnery Sergeant Steven G. Carlson, USMC "Train the trainers" in nonlethal weapons and tactics.
- The Asian Anchor
By Darrin W. S. MacKinnon
There are good reasons to keep India as an ally.
- Cracking the Nuclear Club
By Commodore R. P. Khanna, IN (Ret.), and Lalit Sethi
Will the 21st century be ushered in by nuclear Armageddon in South Asia?
- Bravery Will Not Be Enough
By Captain Daniel S. Appleton, USN (Ret.)
Ships must train toward the ultimate goal: delivering firepower while taking casualties.
- Network-Centric Antisubmarine Warfare
By Vice Admiral James R. Fitzgerald, USN (Ret.), Raymond J. Christian, and Robert C. Manke
First, we must develop sensors that work at long- enough ranges.
- Walking the Missile Defense Tightrope
By Lieutenant David A. Adams, USN
The immediate problem is a political one.
Special Aviation Focus
By R. F. O 'Connor
For naval aviators, all roads lead back to Trador Jon's.
- Admiral with Wings
By Thomas Wildenberg
"Bull" Reeves shaped the future of carrier aviation.
- Five Fleets: Around the World with the Nimitz
By Lieutenant Commander William R. Bray, USN The first account in a six-part series.
- Demonstrating the Carrier's Firepower
By Angelyn Jewell and Maureen Wigge
Surge 97 set high-tempo records.
- A J.O. Looks at TacAir Readiness
By Lieutenant Patrick Porter, USN
With maintenance, it's "pay me now or pay me later."
- "The Battle Fleet Must Have Eyes"
By Rear Admiral William R. Smedberg IV, USN (Ret.)
The Navy's UAV future is riding on ongoing testing.
Naval Institute at 125
- Commander Terry C. Pierce, USN
- Admiral William D. Smith. USN (Ret.)
- Getting Back to Basics
- Tactical Information Technology ... From the Sea
- The Failure of the Inter-Deployment Training Cycle
Nobody asked me, but
- Don't Blame the Politicians!
- End the Optempo Game
- Membership News
- Comment and Discussion
- Another View
- Book Reviews
- Books of Interest
- The U S. Navy
- Naval Systems
- Points of Interest
- World Naval Developments
- Combat Fleets
- Lest We Forget
- Index to Advertisers
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