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Volume 54, Number 3, March 2011
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Coming Up In SEAPOWER
SPECIAL FOCUS: 2012 U.S. DEFENSE BUDGET PROPOSAL,
PORT SECURITY AND MARITIME OPERATIONS
■ Who wins, who loses? A review of the 2012 budget requests for the
U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.
■ Port Preparations: Are U.S. ports prepared for larger container
ships and increasing amounts of cargo?
ALSO IN APRIL
■ Piracy Persists: Pirates spread their net ever wider in the Indian Ocean.
■ Aegis and Beyond: The Aegis Combat System prepares for its
■ SEWIP: Current and future phases of the Surface Electronic
Warfare Improvement Program.
■ The China Challenge: Concerns about China’s anti-access efforts.
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