After a Conflict, China Can Quickly Out Build the U.S. Navy

January 19, 2021 Topic: Security Region: Asia Blog Brand: The Reboot Tags: ChinaMilitaryTechnologyWarU.S. NavyNavy

After a Conflict, China Can Quickly Out Build the U.S. Navy

Beijing's industrial capacity and its shipyards are cranking out vessels quicker than Washington can.

The commandant is a Cassandra worth heeding.

James Holmes is J. C. Wylie Chair of Maritime Strategy at the Naval War College and coauthor of Red Star over the Pacific. This first appeared in 2020 and is being reposted due to reader interest. 

Image: Reuters