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Birth of the Littoral Combat Ship

August 30, 2012 4:50 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 8:34 PM
Proceedings, September 2012 In a series of 1990s simulations, the LCS concept was born; the Strait of Hormuz was the…

One Giant Leap

August 27, 2012 4:02 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 1:27 PM
Before Neil Armstrong took one small step for man, he was a naval aviator and flew one of the U.S.…

Remembering Tony Scott

August 22, 2012 3:55 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 2:20 PM
Dave Baranek was a technical advisor for the film, “Top Gun.”  When Tony Scott was hired to helm the motion…

The Cost of a Syrian Intervention

August 22, 2012 3:52 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 2:16 PM
A Libya-style military intervention in Syria could take up to six times as many combat aircraft as last year’s Operation…

The Makin Island Raid at 70

August 16, 2012 9:39 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 8:24 PM
On August 17, 1942 211 Marines set out from two submarines to Makin Island, the home of a Japanese seaplane…

The Witch’s Final Flight

August 15, 2012 8:02 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 8:27 PM
Naval History, August 2012 On a rainy night on a remote station, the U.S. Navy paid the price for poor…

The Smooch that Ended World War II

August 14, 2012 9:21 AM - Updated: July 2, 2013 11:21 AM
On August 14, 1945, President Harry Truman took to the airwaves to announce that Japan had accepted the terms of…

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