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Big Day Next Week For AirSea Battle Fans

On Tuesday, the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments will release their new report “AirSea Battle: A Point of Departure,” at an event on the…




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Gates Whacks Navy-Marines

When Defense Secretary Robert Gates finished his speech to the Navy League at the Sea-Air-Space expo today you could, pardon the cliche, hear a pin…



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Next-Gen Coastal Artillery

That was then. This is now. Above, an Iranian produced version of the C-802 anti-ship missile, concealed inside a commercial truck, from Iran’s Great Prophet…




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China Buys More Russian S-300 SAMs

China continues to add advanced missiles to its burgeoning “anti-access” arsenal with the purchase of 15 S-300 batteries, in a deal worth as much as…


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The Navy at a Tipping Point

I was passed along a really interesting brief from the influential Center for Naval Analyses that says the Navy must radically rethink strategy and force…



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Let’s Talk AirSea Battle

Earlier this week, on a flight back from Utah where I was visiting my ageing parents, I finished reading CSBA president Andrew Krepinevich’s new paper…


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Benchmarking Against China

I’m working my way through CSBA president Andrew Krepinevich’s latest on a new war fighting concept (.pdf) under development called “AirSea Battle.” The concept is…