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2018 USNI & MINWARA Essay Contest

History of the Contest: In 2012 the Mine Warfare Association leadership approached the U.S. Naval Institute with the idea of sponsoring an essay contest exploring the subject of mine warfare.  The Institute was immediately interested in supporting such a program, and agreed to an inaugural essay contest in 2013, with the objective of making it Read More

Essay Contest

2017 Naval Mine Warfare Essay Contest Winners

The Challenge: Address the strategic, operational, and tactical demands for 21st-Century Navy mine warfare–mine countermeasures, mining–technologies, systems and platforms, explosive ordnance disposal. Examine the promise of autonomous and unmanned vehicles. Consider the difficulties of delivering capable and affordable solutions to the fleet. 2017 WINNERS: First Prize: $1,500 Scott Savitz, Ph.D.“Terror in the Water:  Maritime Terrorism, Read More