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  • General Atomics Wins $1.2B Contract for EMALS, AAG on Future Carrier Doris Miller, French Carrier Study
    The builder of the electromagnetic catapults and advanced arresting gear used by the Navy’s Ford-class aircraft carrier won a $1.19 billion contract for the purchase of the systems aboard the future USS Doris Miller (CVN-81), the Pentagon said in a Wednesday contract announcement. In addition to purchasing the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced […]
  • Taiwan’s Navy Caught Between Two Strategies to Counter Chinese Threat
    Taiwan’s Republic of China Navy is facing two looming threats from China and has been struggling to create a force structure to handle both. First, the ROCN must be able to meet the risk of a potential full-scale invasion by the People’s Republic of China. Second, it has to confront the constant grey zone activities […]
  • Report on U.S.-China Strategic Competition in South and East China Seas
    The following is the June 5 2023, Congressional Research Service report, U.S.-China Strategic Competition in South and East China Seas: Background and Issues for Congress. From the report Over the past 10 to 15 years, the South China Sea (SCS) has emerged as an arena of U.S.-China strategic competition. China’s actions in the SCS—including extensive […]
  • Ukraine War Shows Value of Pre-positioned War Material in Europe, Pacific, Says TRANSCOM Commander
    A key lesson from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is the value of having pre-positioned war supplies in Europe and exercising in the region regularly, the U.S. Transportation Command commander said on Tuesday. “We were able to set our posture pretty early” on which ports and airfields were going to be used to support the Ukrainians, Air […]