Submitted by Taps Coogan on the 15th of December 2018 to The Sounding Line.
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There has been a growing debate about the viability of aircraft carriers, the backbone of the US Navy, in a world increasingly full of powerful long range hyper-sonic missiles, sophisticated attack submarines, and aerial drones. The following is a long format discussion, held by the Heritage Foundation, about the future viability of aircraft carriers. The discussion gets fairly technical but the overarching ideas are interesting nonetheless. Enjoy:
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