|EAST CHINA SEA (Dec. 6, 2010) The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 76) transits the East China Sea. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
As part of the Pentagon’s overall defense strategy to pivot to the Pacific, the U.S. should buy more Virginia-class attack submarines, prioritizing long-range anti-ship missiles, carrier-based drones, and missile defense technology, the analysts told the House Armed Services’ Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee.
Seth Cropsey, a senior fellow at The Hudson Institute, told the subcommittee that the U.S needs a detailed war plan for China in the event that conflict arises. | StratRisks