The Navy Has a Problem, I Have a Solution

This piece is especially relevant today considering the developments concerning the now announced second Chinese carrier and further developments in the South China Sea. The end of this piece is a surprise, hang in there!

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By Karl Spain

From: The Motley Fool, a bad name, but reliable data:

“Multiple media sources confirm that China has already begun work on its second aircraft carrier, a sister ship to the Liaoning (PLAN CV-16), and likely to be designated CV-17.

What’s more, People’s Liberation Army Major General Luo Yuan has publicly stated that China’s People’s Liberation Army-Navy (PLAN) needs three aircraft carriers at a minimum, just to maintain parity with its neighbors. As the general explained: “India will have three aircraft carriers by 2014 and Japan will have three carriers by 2014, so I think the number (for China) should not be less than three.” So it should come as no great surprise when we learn that China’s race to build a blue water navy is now rounding the corner and heading for a third carrier build.

But here’s something that may surprise you: This third Chinese…

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About karlspain

20 year Newspaperman. Lifelong Inventor. Wrote 2 books so far, working on more. The Revelation, 1st book, about your brain & the universe, and math. Hooked together! God I trust, America I love, 2nd book, is the biography of Aris Mardirossian, a great man. Also owned a software company, an IT integration company, a gas station and a fuzzy logic software title along the way.
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