No More Easy Victories for the U.S. Military?
Nice rundown of some issues facing the U.S. military. Our current ability to “overwhelm” conventional forces is not guaranteed in the future.
One particular takeaway –
Echoing Work’s remarks, a new report by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment (CSBA) points out that “China, Iran, and others potential adversaries have also developed air and missile defenses, electronic warfare systems, and other active countermeasures to prevent U.S. strike systems and the PGMs they launch from reaching targets. Passive countermeasures such as making weapon systems mobile and hardening or deeply burying important facilities threaten to further degrade the effectiveness of U.S. precision strikes.”