02 Apr '15, 12am

How Long Would the US Navy Survive in a Shooting War? by @defencepk

How Long Would the US Navy Survive in a Shooting War? US Navy is a huge force but largely based around aircraft carrier groups that modern weaponry may have made obsolete Marc Hopf How Long Would the US Navy Survive in a Shooting War? America sees itself as a ruler of the world’s oceans. After all, the country — which spends 10 times more on its military forces than the following nine countries — has by far the biggest naval force. And as since the Vietnam War they have dealt only with militarily inferior opponents, they are extremely self-confident in their belief that they can defeat everything and everyone. It is not surprising that some young Americans even wear T-shirts with the logo: “United States Navy: The Sea is Ours.” Perhaps we need to meet this pride and arrogance with some understanding in view of the numerical superiority of the U.S. Navy. In total, it curren...

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