Eric Wertheim

Eric Wertheim is a defense consultant, columnist, and author specializing in naval and air force issues. As an author and editor, he tracks, analyzes, and compiles data and photography on every vessel, aircraft, and major weapon system in every naval and paranaval force in the world--from Albania to Zimbabwe. The work is published as the Naval Institute Press' definitive Guide to Combat Fleets of the World. Eric has served as speechwriter for senior Pentagon officials and as a consultant to best-selling authors, publishers, and nonprofit organizations--and has been instrumental in the advancement of numerous high-technology weapons and concepts. A columnist for Proceedings magazine since 1994, he is co-author of Chronology of the Cold War at Sea, among other books.

Combat Fleets: Final Lewis and Clark Launched

January 3, 2013 10:59 AM - Updated: February 5, 2013 3:03 PM
Proceedings, Jan. 2013 The U.S. Navy’s 14th and final Lewis and Clark –class dry-cargo/ammunition ship was delivered on 24 October.…

Combat Fleets: USS Enterprise

December 4, 2012 4:04 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 3:35 PM
Proceedings, December 2012 In early November the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65) returned home to Norfolk, Virginia, to prepare for her December…

Combat Fleets: Sweden

November 5, 2012 2:33 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 3:38 PM
On 3 September the first of Sweden’s newly upgraded Visby-class guided-missile patrol craft was turned over to the Swedish military…

Combat Fleets: China Update

October 8, 2012 11:23 AM - Updated: February 5, 2013 3:38 PM
The ever-growing reach of China’s navy was demonstrated recently when two of its warships sailed through the Turkish Straits and…

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