Navy Strives for Eight Carrier Battle Groups Ready to Roll
- The Rapid Insertion of Technology in Defense. Kubricky, John J. // Defense AT&L;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p12
The article reports on the high technology equipment used by U.S. Armed Forces of the war in Iraq. It says that the U.S. forces have used jammers to disrupt enemy radio transmissions, but jammers interfered with friendly radio communications, so troops turned them off. Deputy Secretary of...
- Adm. Vern Clark: A Visionary Naval Chief. McNeill, Sheila M. // Sea Power;Oct2003, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p3
Focuses on the impact of Operation Iraqi Freedom on the U.S. Naval services. Accuracy of the support provided by the Military Sealift Command; Failure rate of Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles; Development of the Fleet Response Plan to enhance the capabilities of marine armed forces.
- OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM. // Naval Aviation News;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p2
Presents a photo essay on the support provided by the U.S. Navy's aviation operations to coalition forces in the 2003 Iraq War. Fighter Squadron 32 F-14B Tomcats on the way to Iraq in early April 2003; Refueling stop made by a pair of AH-1W Super Cobras on a highway near Baghdad; Aircraft carriers.
- "GATORS" MANAGE SKIES DURING OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM. Polson, William // Naval Aviation News;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p53
Reports on the involvement of the U.S. Navy's Arabian Gulf Gators amphibious forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003. Problems that the forces had to overcome during the gulf operations; Organizational structure of military operations in the area.
- Lessons Learned from Smallpox Vaccination of U.S. Navy Forces before Operation Iraqi Freedom. Savitz, Scott; Stewart, Jessica // Military Medicine;Apr2007, Vol. 172 Issue 4, p353
Our objectives were to document and to analyze the U.S. Navy's smallpox vaccination program before Operation Iraqi Freedom, discerning lessons for future mass vaccination programs. This research scrutinized the challenges inherent in vaccinating âˆ¼40,000 personnel at diverse locations within...
- NAVAL POWER 21: U.S. NAVY-AFTER-NEXT. Leibstone, Marvin // Naval Forces;2003, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p114
Provides an analysis of what the U.S. Navy-After-Next in the eve of a U.S.-led war against Iraq as perceived by Navy leaders. Capability of multitasking worldwide without fear of fast depletion of assets and entropy; Proposed construction of seven new ships and procurement of 100 additional...
- U.S.Navy Ships Fire Tomahawks in Gulf. Poe, David; Polson, William; Splen, Wes // All Hands;Apr2003, Issue 1032, p8
Reports on the operations of the U.S. Navy, its sailors and marines in connection with the Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. INSETS: Shipmates;Time Capsule;Shipmates;Shipmates
- New E-2C Needs Emerge. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/16/2003, Vol. 158 Issue 24, p176
The article focuses on technological innovations desired by the U.S. Navy after the Iraq War 2003. Navy officials want to modify the carrier-based airborne early-warning system. Service officials are stressing an upgrade to the E-2C fleet to provide an inflight refueling capability. Unrefueled,...
- Surge-Ready Strike Group Offers Lessons. O'Connor, Cathal // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2003, Vol. 129 Issue 12, p75
This article presents author's experience while he participated in developing a continuous training plan while serving on the staff of the Kitty Hawk (CV-63) Strike Group (SG). The training enabled the group to serve as a surge-ready combat force when it was called to deploy for Operation Iraqi...