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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.…

China’s 700 Ship Navy

November 14, 2012 3:19 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 2:58 PM
China is building tandem maritime forces, blurring the line between military and civilian maritime missions. The new People’s Liberation Army…

The Soviet Navy’s Caribbean Outpost

October 24, 2012 12:03 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 9:07 PM
Naval History Magazine, October 2012 After ‘defeat’ in 1962’s Cuban Missile Crisis forestalled a massive Soviet military buildup in the…

False Flags: A History

September 21, 2012 10:28 AM - Updated: February 5, 2013 1:27 PM
The term False Flags has been used frequently related to the recent Taliban assault on Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. We…

Crash in the Strait of Hormuz

August 13, 2012 8:43 AM - Updated: February 5, 2013 1:27 PM
The USS Porter, an Arleigh Burke class destroyer, collided with a Panamanian flagged bulk oil tanker M/V Otowasan in the Strait…

Searching for Nelson’s Quote

July 22, 2012 11:26 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 2:01 PM
Rising young U.S. Navy officer Stephen Decatur earned famous praise for ‘the most bold and daring act of the age’—or…

An Alternative Piracy Defense

July 9, 2012 3:53 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 8:01 PM
Force, or the threat of force, is an important factor in countering pirate attacks off Somalia. That unsurprising conclusion can…
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