https://twitter.com/dolivermore/status/1653932150570246144…that @RStatecraft—which claims to be a serious think tank—has been flogging Seymour Hersh’s absurd America-blaming conspiracy theory for months…
https://twitter.com/tshugart3/status/1638293098760486912These estimates will generally cover ships launched from 2013-2022, and will include ships useful in high intensity combat/power projection: subs, carriers, amphibious assault ships, surface combatants, ocean going fleet auxiliaries (e.g., tankers), and mine warfare ships.
https://twitter.com/tshugart3/status/1638995381236256768First, recognizing the lack of survivability of its own airfields, the ROCAF will—in the event of an imminent invasion—execute plans to immediately disperse to Philippine, Japanese, and ROK fields, to include civilian airports. Dispersal exercises start next week.
https://twitter.com/tshugart3/status/1306311601968955394The previous thread covered the warships China launched from 2015-2019. This update will cover 2018-2022. The PLA Navy took a bit of a breather in its destroyer and frigate construction for a couple of years, so the numbers could be interesting. Did they still outbuild the USN?
https://twitter.com/tshugart3/status/1623115742341128195First, as I’m sure folks can imagine would be dear to my heart, the team recommends MOAR SUBMARINES. 😁
https://twitter.com/tshugart3/status/1621928964095705089Here's the "corrected" paragraph which, while less "wrong" from a numbers perspective, just doesn't make any sense. He refers to the Axis "at their peak in 1941". Well, I'd say that peak was in December, when Hitler's Panzers were at Moscow's door...