Sea Control is CIMSEC's Flagship podcast. We focus on maritime security, history and all things naval.
Sea Control 207 - Naval Integration in the Vicksburg Campaign with Dr. Anne Brinton & Dr. Laura June Davis
Sea Control veteran (grognard?) Dr. Anne Brinton returns alongside Dr. Laura June Davis to discuss naval integration in the Vicksburg campaign, including managing Army-Navy relations in a non-joint environment, the competing Union offensives in the region, lessons for amphibious warfare today, and the incredible naval history of the Porter family.
Sea Control 206 - The Cod Wars with Will Reynolds and Walker Mills
Will Reynolds and Walker Mills join the podcast to discuss the Cod Wars, the mid-20th century showdown pitting the might of the Royal Navy against Icelandic fishermen. They recount the events of each confrontation and what lessons can be learned today about leverage.
Sea Control 205 - Women in Maritime Security with Dr. Ruxandra Bosilca and Dr. Jessica Larsen
The episode kicks off a special Sea Control podcast series focusing on women in maritime security. Dr. Jessica Larsen joins the program to discuss the importance of gender equality in the maritime sector, the main gender stereotypes that women face at sea, a number of initiatives addressing equality and inclusion in maritime professions, and more.
Sea Control 204 - American Sea Power at a Crossroads with Bryan Clark & Tim Walton
Bryan Clark and Tim Walton join the program to discuss their recent study on behalf of the Hudson Institute and the Office of the Secretary of Defense: American Sea Power at a Crossroads: A Plan to Restore the US Navy’s Maritime Advantage and what it means for the Navy's future, including 581 surface vessels, nine aircraft carriers, an updated carrier airwing, new sealift fleet, new logistics fleet, a revamped submarine fleet and more!
Sea Control 203 - A Near Miss with Lt j.g. (ret) Ken Sanger
On the recent anniversary of the Japanese surrender, New York Times journalist David Sanger shared the story of his father, Ken, who narrowly avoided shooting down the Japanese delegation. Ken was gracious enough to share the story with Sea Control as well as to tell the story of "his war," including fighter direction in the Second World War, what it was like to experience kamikaze attacks, and pulling into Nagasaki just weeks after its bombing. Hang out for the end to hear Ken ask some questions about modern air defense!
Sea Control 202 - Regional Strategy Week with Dr. Sebastian Bruns & John Bradford
We spanned 16 time zones to bring you Dr. Sebastian Bruns from Kiel's Center for Maritime Security Studies and John Bradford from the Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Affairs discussing lessons learned from CIMSEC's recently concluded Regional Strategy Week, to include the importance of resources to development of national strategy, budgetary pressures of building and maintaining a navy, and more!