US Navy – Carrier's run-in with dhow raises red flags

Virginian Pilot – How could a small boat designed for fishing in the Persian Gulf get so close to a multibillion-dollar American carrier equipped with state-of-the-art radar and armed with its own air force? Thatís the question Navy investigators are still asking after the carrier John F. Kennedy struck and sank the mysterious boat in the Persian Gulf on July 22.

US Navy – Precision Strike Weapon Advances Create Mythology of Infallibility

Sea Power – Without question a great strength of the U.S. military is its precision strike capability, enabled by costly, high-technology weapon systems and powerful information management tools. That strength has birthed a new mythology in which precision-guided munitions (PGMs) are perceived to be as mighty as Zeusí thunderbolts. But what is the real story about the limitations of these wonder weapons?


Editorial Note – NOSI's RSS Feed

One of the benefits of NOSI’s recent reorganization is that NOSI now has a valid RSS feed which can be found here. In short, RSS is a tool that monitors the flow of new information on your favorite Web sites and lets you know what is new on each site.

To learn more about what this all means – what RSS feeds are, how to find them and how to read them, please read the following document: US Army War College Center for Strategic Leadership- What is RSS?.