January 03, 2017

These were the top military stories on Checkpoint in 2016

By Kelley Sayler

Source: The Washington Post

Journalist(s) Dan Lamothe

A report published in February by the Center for a New American Security drew attention after claiming that the Navy’s carrier force was at an inflection point, primarily sounding an alarm on the threat posed by Chinese development of long-range anti-ship missiles.

The report discussed potential countermeasures to the threat, including the Navy’s railgun project, but also suggested the Pentagon putting money into other systems such as submarines and long-range carrier-based drones.

Read the full article at The Washington Post.

  • Kelley Sayler