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- COASTAL BOMBARDMENT NEW-OLD REQUIREMENT FOR LITTORAL WARFARE. Annati, Massimo // Naval Forces;2004, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p9
Focuses on artillery duels between warships and coastal fortresses. Suitability of heavy cruisers and battleships for this task; Superiority, precision, mobility, precision and rate of fire enjoyed by these ships; Impact of the progress in aircrafts on the use of these battleships; Reasons...
- Round-the-clock, on-demand ordnance. Mullarku, Captain John W.; Schnell, David A. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Oct99, Vol. 125 Issue 10, p44
Reports the development of just-in-time ordnance delivery (JITOD), a weapon systems concept of the United States Navy. Enhancement of the ability of carrier battle group to conduct strike sorties; Relocation of ordnance by helicopters from combat support ship to the carrier; Demonstration and...
- Ninety years old, the battleship Texas remains afloat as a rare example of the early 20th century dreadnoughts. Kelly, C. Brian // Military History;Feb2004, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p82
Focuses on USS Texas, the last of the early-20th-century battleships that took part in both World Wars I and II. Combat records of the ship; Modernization project underwent by USS Texas in the mid-1920s; Contributions of the ship to Allied efforts in World War II.
- Expeditionary Strike Groups Are Misaligned. Pierce, Terry C. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;May2004, Vol. 130 Issue 5, p4
Expeditionary strike group forward-deployed naval forces (ESG FDNF) remains an undervalued concept. Although it was in the U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Vernon Clark's Guidance for 2004 as one of the extraordinary alignment accomplishments, it remains exiled in the Far East. The ESG...
- The U.S. Navy bore the brunt of kamikaze fury off Okinawa during the desperate battle to secure the island. // World War II;May2000, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p6
Presents the story of a naval battle off Okinawa, Japan in 1945, involving United States Navy carrier Bunker Hill and the destroyer Hugh W. Hadley. War casualties; Bunker Hill's victory in its struggle to survive; Estimated number of suicide planes that assaulted Hugh W. Hadley.
- CRUISERS. Stone, Lynn M. // Cruisers;2006, preceding p1
The article offers information about the U.S. Navy cruisers. Modern U.S. Navy guided missile cruisers are large, multi-mission warships bristling with modern weapons, including cruise missiles. With their range of weapons and highly advanced radar and weapons systems, guided missile cruisers...
- Mariners' Museum to Host Hampton Roads Weekend. // Naval History;Apr2004, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p56
The article reports that, the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia, will commemorate the 142nd anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and CSS Virginia on 5-7 March 2004 with a series of lecturers, Civil War encampments, a boat tour, campfire storytelling, a view...
- WHAT YOU NEVER KNEW ABOUT AMERICA'S TIN-CLAD "Treaty" CRUISERS. BONNER, KIT // Sea Classics;Apr2013, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p18
The article offers information on the role of ships "American "Treaty" cruisers" in Pacific War during the World War II. It mentions that these cruisers were utilized against the attack of Japanese Navy. It further states that these cruisers consisted of five classes of heavy cruiser (CA), two...
- MISCELLANEOUS SHIPS. // Sea Power;Jan2012, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p24
The article evaluates various warships used by the U.S. Navy, including Mine countermeasures ships (MCM), Sea Fighter developed by the Office of Naval Research, and Special Operations Craft-Riverine (SOC-R).