Study: Russia and China Might Have Just Made America's Most Powerful Weapon Obsolete

As featured in The National Interest

Defence Innovation


The RUSI report carefully refrains from naming specific weapons that might need to be eliminated. But given the study’s conclusion that Russian and Chinese weapons now threaten Western reliance on a small number of sophisticated and irreplaceable platforms, the large aircraft carriers beloved by the U.S. Navy would seem to be at the top of the list.