INTEGRATED COMBAT SYSTEMS
- Patrol craft can maintain littoral sea control. Arthur, Richard C. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug99, Vol. 125 Issue 8, p70
Proposes the decentralization and diversification of the United States Navy's platform-design emphasis. Close-in capability requirements of naval warfare in the 21st century; Third World countries' use of guerilla boats; Importance of sea control to the amphibious objective area; Aviation as an...
- CHAOS IN THE LITTORALS. Rockwell, David L. // Journal of Electronic Defense;Oct2000, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p39
Focuses on implications of naval battlespace locations for weapons and sensor technologies in the United States. Enumeration of technologies needed for effective detection of hidden threats; Tools for extending sensor nets in littorals; Threats to naval forces operating in littorals.
- U.S. Naval Aircraft and Weapon Developments. Kennedy, Jr., Floyd D. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;May99, Vol. 125 Issue 5, p112
Reports on naval aircraft and weapon developments in the United States as of May 1999. Navy's Fleet Battle Experiment Series; Navy and Marine Corps' completion of the first phase of their Fleet Battle Experiment Echo and Urban Warrior experiments on the West Coast; Aviation systems; Land-attack...
- DD(X): A Lethal Warship Leads the Way To the Navy's Future Fleet. Walman, Jon P. // Sea Power;Apr2003, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p69
Focuses on the DD(X) Program warship development project undertaken by the U.S. Navy. Flexibility of the fleet program; Design of the surface warfare program; Status of the engineering development phase of the program.
- PRESIDENT'S FORUM. WISECUP, JAMES P. // Naval War College Review;Winter2011, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p11
The article discusses trends in the strategic planning of the U.S. Navy, as of January 2011. It addresses issues such as civil inattention to naval security issues, the impact of the economy on naval forces, and efforts to forecast crises and conflicts in which the U.S. Navy may become involved....
- NAVY TO BASE FIRST FOUR LITTORAL COMBAT SHIPS IN SAN DIEGO. // Defense AT&L;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p51
The article reports that the U.S. Navy has announced that the first four of the Littoral Combat Ships will be homeported at the Naval Station in San Diego, California. Key in the success of implementing these new concepts is the ability to collocate these ships to achieve readiness alignment and...
- INTEGRATED COMBAT SYSTEMS. Walsh, Edward J. // Sea Power;Jan2001, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p152
Offers a look at the integration of the combat system of the United States Navy. Description of its weapon system; Information on its cooperative engagement capability; Details on a program that was initiated to improve its naval surface fire support capabilities.
- Sea-Based Dual Ballistic Missileâ€”'Hostile' Aircraft Intercept Test Successful. // Sea Technology;Jul2007, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p61
The article reports on the successful testing of the Aegis cruise USS Lake Erie's ability to engage a ballistic missile and defend itself from attack simultaneously. The Lake Erie simultaneously engaged a ballistic warhead with a booster attached 100 miles above the Pacific Ocean and an air...
- 'LAUNCH THE FLYSWATTER!'. Vandenengel, Jeff // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2016, Vol. 142 Issue 6, p24
The article discusses the need to arm U.S. submarines with subsurface-to-air missiles. Topics covered include the vulnerability of U.S. submarines if discovered by enemy air-craft while in shallow water, the U.S. Navy's need to mitigate the undersea fleet's vulnerabilities, and the advantages of...