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Even Toy Ships Can’t Escape Islands Dispute

TOKYO -- It’s not every day that the illustration on a box cover for a model warship can annoy the Chinese, alarm the Japanese and amuse the U.S. Marine Corps –...

The Navy’s Hull Game

The U.S. Navy routinely says it needs more ships. One way it makes that need more dire is by retiring existing vessels well before their planned lifespan is...

New Warship Gives U.S. Pivot Some Hawaiian Punch

TOKYO – The U.S. pivot toward Asia – and the potential for confrontation with China – became a little more real this week with the arrival of a new class of...

Is the Fleet Steaming Forward…Or Backward?

Last of three articles The prevailing wisdom holds that America’s smaller fleet is more capable than the U.S. Navy of yore because of higher capability per...

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