Why the U.S. Shouldn't Rely on Fancy Equipment to Beat China In a War

April 28, 2021 Topic: China Region: Asia Pacific Blog Brand: The Reboot Tags: ChinaWarMilitaryTechnologyWorldNavyAir Force

Why the U.S. Shouldn't Rely on Fancy Equipment to Beat China In a War

The combat logistics fleet—oilers, ammunition ships, refrigerated stores ships, and the like—thus plays a prominent part in strategy despite its frumpy image.

 

James Holmes is J. C. Wylie Chair of Maritime Strategy at the Naval War College and coauthor of Red Star over the Pacific. The views voiced here are his alone.

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