After too many years of hearing senior U.S. officers gripe about sequestration and congressional mandates, and fire off interservice potshots, it’s refreshing to hear a flag officer sounding optimistic. The Royal Navy’s senior office—Britain’s first sea lord—is Sir George Zambellas: educated as an aeronautical engineer, a helicopter pilot by specialty and a confessed “antisubmarine-warfare [ASW] guy.” He was in Washington late last month, in part on ...


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