The Official Magazine of the
U.S. Submarine Force

Undersea Warfare Summer 2000 Vol. 2, No. 4

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The winning entry in the UNDERSEA WARFARE Magazine photo contest, taken by ET2(SS) Brain Frie of USS West Virginia (SSBN-736) (GOLD)

UNDERSEA WARFARE Photo Contest Winners




The Submarine Force: A Century of Excellence, and the Challenge of the Future
RADM Malcolm Fages, USN

Junior Officers Design The Submarine Force for the Next Hundred Years
CAPT Karl Hasslinger, USN, and Paul Everson

Smithsonian Cold War Submarine Exhibit

Continuous Water Mass Sampling Using STED
Mark D. Sand

National Ice Center/Naval Ice Center Support to Submarine Operations
CDR Zdenka Willis, USN, CDR Michael Foster, USN, Ms. Cheryl Bertoia, and LT Kyle Dedrick, USN

Daring the Dardanelles - British Submarines in the Sea of Marmara during World War I
Edward C. Whitman

New VLS Trainer: Hands-On Wins Hands Down
Bill Kenny, U.S. Navy Submarine School


Washington Watch

Historical Reflection
•  Submarine Hero - John Philip Cromwell



The Official Magazine of The U.S. Submarine Force

VADM John J. Grossenbacher
Commander, Submarine Force,
U.S. Atlantic Fleet

RADM A.H. Konetzni, Jr.
Commander, Submarine Force,
U.S. Pacific Fleet

RADM Malcolm I. Fages
Director, Submarine Warfare

CAPT Neil E. Rondorf
Commander, Undersea Surveillance

LCDR Jim Doody
Military Editor

CDR Beci Brenton
COMSUBLANT Public Affairs Officer

LCDR Dave Werner
COMSUBPAC Public Affairs Officer


UNDERSEA WARFARE is the professional magazine of the undersea warfare community. Its purpose is to educate its readers on undersea warfare missions and programs, with a particular focus on U.S. submarines. This journal will also draw upon the Submarine Force’s rich historical legacy to instill a sense of pride and professionalism among community members and to enhance reader awareness of the increasing relevance of undersea warfare for our nation’s defense.

The opinions and assertions herein are the personal ones of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official views of the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, or the Department of the Navy.

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