sabre rattling... Archived Message
Posted by Ken Waldron on October 30, 2018, 2:59 pm, in reply to "The 'invitable' coming war with China?"
Like a marching Beefeater...it's pure ceremonial theatre. |
Supersonic ballistic ship killing missiles have effectively made the Aircraft Carrier: the traditional projection of US power, utterly obsolete against China and Russia.
Both sides know this. On the Chinese DF-21D Anti-ship ballistic missile:
"...United States Naval Institute in 2009 stated that such a warhead would be large enough to destroy an aircraft carrier in one hit and that there was "currently ... no defense against it"