New Realities Mean the Naval Must Dominate in the Littoral
- Navy advances surface-ship technologies. Walsh, Edward J. // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Mar2008, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p26
The article focuses on the efforts by the U.S. Navy to install an advance surface-ship technology to its existing warships in the U.S. Through this program, the Navy established the 313 ship target in early 2006 and reaffirmed it in February 2007 in its six-year ship building plan from 2008...
- USS TUSCALOOSA: SHE DID IT ALL! BOGART, CHARLES // Sea Classics;Aug2014, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p14
The article offers information about the USS Tuscaloosa ship. The USS Tuscaloosa, one of the U.S. Navy's New Orleans-class of seven heavy cruisers, is noted to be one of the finest class of cruisers to be designed under the Washington Naval Treaty of 1923. A photograph of the USS Tuscaloosa is...
- THOSE CLEVELAND--CLASS LIGHT CRUISERS: An Exercise in Expediency. WILDER, NORMAN // Sea Classics;Oct2013, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p18
The article offers a history of the origins of the U.S. Navy's Cleveland-class light cruisers. The Washington Naval Arms Treaty of 1921 that was revised in 1930 led to the construction of "Treaty Cruisers" that are primarily high-speed scouts that also screen capital ships from attacks. A study...
- Lest We Forget. Wertheim, Eric // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2002, Vol. 128 Issue 6, p110
Focuses on the United States Navy's cruiser ship USS Albany. Length of service to the Navy; Damages suffered during training cruises; Failed restoration; Decommissioning of the ship on August 1980.
- U.S. to deploy sea-based, Aegis-equipped missile shooter near Japan. // Geo-Strategy Direct;7/19/2006, p18
The article reports on the plans of the U.S. Navy to deploy the Aegis-equipped cruiser Shiloh to Japan for the first time in August 2006. Shiloh is the first Navy ship capable of conducting anti-missile operations and is deployed with SM-3 interceptor missiles, which are still in the testing...
- WARSHIPS IN TRANSITION: ARMORED CRUISER SOUTH DAKOTA. Larson, George A. // Sea Classics;Feb2011, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p14
The article highlights the history of USS South Dakota (ACR-9), an armored cruiser of the Pennsylvania-class. The cruiser was built by the Union Iron Works of San Francisco, California and was launched on July 21, 1904. South Dakota cruiser went to Honolulu, Hawaii on September 11, 1909 as part...
- Navy Christens Guided-Missile Destroyer Michael Murphy. Lasco, Dominique M. // All Hands;Jun2011, Issue 1131, p39
The article reports on the U.S. Navy's baptism ceremony on the destroyer Michael Murphy (DDG 112) on May 7, 2011 wherein Maureen Murphy, mother of the ship's sponsor Navy Seal Lieutenant Michael Murphy, had the honor to break a bottle of champagne across the ship's bow as a navy tradition.
- U.S. Navy, International Forces Respond to Piracy Attack. // All Hands;Jun2011, Issue 1131, p38
The article reports that U.S. Ship (USS) Bunker Hill and the Turkish ship Giresun have responded to pirates' attack on the Panamanian-flagged merchant vessel Full City.
- Death on the Saint Paul. // Time;5/5/1952, Vol. 59 Issue 18, p33
The article reports on the death of 30 crew members of the U.S. cruiser Saint Paul from an accidental explosion in one of the forward eight-inch turrets of the naval ship in April 1952.