Safe passage on the oceans isn't always guaranteed, thanks to smugglers, pirates and rogue nation-states. But the swift actions of concerned nations, militaries, and organizations like the U.S. Pacific Command are bringing about a sweeping sea change to maritime security.
In the world of cybersecurity, the problem is not the threat to, but the vulnerability of, the Internet to breaches. The question is whether this reality can be conveyed successfully to the populace. What do you think is the key to solving these kinds information-age challenges?
With installation of a revolutionary technology--the Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System--helicopters potentially could be retrofitted to perform completely unmanned missions. Lives spared and money saved? You bet.
Always well-versed in land combat, the U.S. Marine Corps now is focusing on its heritage as a premier amphibious force by re-emphasizing the "sea" portion of its expertise "in the air, on land and sea."
The littoral fight must adapt asymmetric ground tactics if U.S. forces are to defeat the enemy. In his viewpoint article, one Navy lieutenant believes it must be done; but can operational obstacles from land to sea be overcome?