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One picture shows why Beijing's 'carrier killer' missiles won't win it the South China Sea in a fight

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

US Navy Photo
The US military just did a drill in the Pacific that brought together nuclear bombers, next-generation stealth fighters, an aircraft carrier, and ballistic missile defense.
These represent what a real war against Beijing in the South China Sea would require.
China has built a larger navy than the US and missiles specifically designed to sink aircraft carriers, but there's no indication it can actually operate as expected in a combat environment.
Beijing's navy has grown to outnumber the US as it focuses on locking down the South China Sea with increasingly aggressive...
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Why the Navy faces the most worrying challenges of any US military branch

Why the Navy faces the most worrying challenges of any US military branch

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

US Navy Photo
The next time we have a big war, I think the Navy will be our armed service that is caught the most flat-footed.
Why? Because it hasn't had its nose bloodied since 1945. That's a long time to go without facing a serious combat challenge. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: How US Navy carrier strike groups turn the world's oceans into a buffer between the US and war See Also: Happy birthday to the Forever War: The AUMF is turning 17 years old Why it's so hard to reach an international agreement on killer robots Russian warships lurking off Syria are...
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