Exposed: Why China Would Lose a War against America

When it comes to a war with the U.S. how well would Beijing be able to use all that stuff? The real question seems pretty simple: yes, China is certainly developing all the military and technology goodies to field a potent force. However, how well can it operate all that equipment in the pressure filled situation of a war? Sure, Beijing is certainly developing a world-class military, but can its soldiers operate all that equipment competently? Just how well trained are they? You can have the best military in the world but if you don’t know how to use it, well, you get the idea.

Why USS Missouri is Easily the Most Famous Battleship of All Time

With the Cold War over, Missouri decommissioned in March 1992. The cost of maintaining the battleships in service, which required large crews and specialized training, was simply too much for the Navy to bear. It was struck from the Navy List in 1995 in anticipation for conversion into a museum ship. Its sisters Wisconsin and Iowa remained on the Navy List until early 2006. The viability of returning the ships to service was debated for much of the 1990s and early 2000s.

The Navy Is Getting More Aircraft Carriers, Submarines and F-35s

The Navy’s shipbuilding and aircraft procurement accounts are getting a boost in the President’s fiscal year 2019 budget proposal.

“The department appreciates the strong support in Congress for naval shipbuilding,” Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Budget Rear Adm. Brian E. Luther told reporters. “New construction totals have increased since last year's plan, with three additional ships added in this request: one DDG 51, one expeditionary sea base and one fleet oiler, for a total of 10 battle force ships in Fiscal Year 19.”