How America Would Win a War Against Russia or China (Think F-35s and More)

August 1, 2019 Topic: Security Blog Brand: The Buzz Tags: RussiaChinaMilitaryTechnologyWorld

How America Would Win a War Against Russia or China (Think F-35s and More)

The U.S. military is launching advanced wargames to study this very issue. 

“If an F-35 detects an enemy missile launch before an Aegis cruiser, the F-35 could engage and launch the interceptor missile that comes off of that Aegis cruiser,” he explained. “We can’t do this yet today, but this is where we need to be doing collective thinking about this vision as a common vision.”

-- From the Mitchell Institute Policy Paper

"… individual platforms are evolving from a “stove piped,” parochial service alignment, to a loosely federated “joint and combined” construct today, and eventually into a highly integrated enterprise that collaboratively leverages the broad exchange of information. Desired effects will increasingly be attained through the interaction of multiple systems, each one sharing information and empowering one another for a common purpose..."

Osborn previously served at the Pentagon as a Highly Qualified Expert with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army - Acquisition, Logistics & Technology. Osborn has also worked as an anchor and on-air military specialist at national TV networks. He has a Masters Degree in Comparative Literature from Columbia University.