From the monthly archives:

July 2013

Look what’s back!  The tiny torpedo!  After a long gestation period, the old and much-maligned World War II-era Cutie torpedo is getting to sea, fresh and reinvented for a different decade…And that’s great! Even though the “Countermeasure Anti-Torpedo (CAT)” (or, as I call it the CUTIE II) is being placed on big surface ships as […]

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Keep AirSea Battle Simple

by admin on July 28, 2013

Chris Cavas assembled a good summary of AirSea Battle this week….Despite all the hype and it’s grand-sounding strategic template, AirSea Battle is a simple concept that aims, in large part, to better enable Air Force and Navy collaboration to support prosecution of naval warfare.  It’s about efficient and seamless utilization of resources.  A simple alignment of […]

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Let’s take a moment to pity Omaha’s poor Freedom Memorial Park–the final resting place of the World War II-era Admirable Class minesweeper USS Hazard (AM-240).  When I visited the Navy memorial a few times in the 2008-10 timeframe it was a delightful little hideaway–a lovingly preserved ship in an idyllic little “all-hands-on-all-the-exhibits” waterfront military park […]

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NextNavy.com Recommissioning Notice

by admin on July 20, 2013

After almost three years on hiatus, Nextnavy.com is reactivating and coming back to life! I am, pilule however, salve cleaning up and updating the place.  In the months after the SEA-AIR-SPACE video (posted below) was released on CSPAN, some Internet graffiti artists wreaked a bit of havoc–odd links were inserted and so forth.  So while […]

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In Press: A Clip From Sea Air Space 2013

by admin on July 20, 2013

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