May 4, 2021
Can the Navy Stop Its Global Dominance From Slipping?
The Navy has very serious concerns about emerging Chinese weapons, capabilities and plans to expand Beijing’s massive global power.
by Kris Osborn
Here's What You Need to Remember: The U.S. Navy plans to build thousands of surface, undersea and aerial drones, a scenario which may raise the number of attack and surveillance platforms available to commanders by hundreds, or even thousands. The concept of larger mother-ships performing command and control operations while controlling large fleets of dispersed, multi-mission drones is already coming to fruition.
Despite the frequent chorus of concern about the pace of Chinese naval modernization, and its well-known efforts to rival or even outmatch America, the then U.S. Secretary of Defense said China is a long way from being able to effectively defeat the U.S. Navy. https://nationalinterest.org/blog/reboot/can-navy-stop-its-global-dominance-slipping-184276