China Is Ready to Challenge U.S. Navy in Pacific

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    None of those listed carriers could support modern jet fighters. Pushing aircraft off the pointy end and taking them back of the square end is only a tiny portion of naval air operations at sea.
     
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    He watches "Battleship" and thinks it is a documentary!
     
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    Right. And that was even more ridiculous than our ship hitting another one.

    There is no way that our guys were in control.of either ship. The ship was being piloted by a hacked computer
     
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    You have zero knowledge about how ships are navigated. Why not just admit that you are a fucked-up conspiracy theorist and get on with life?

    I was the CIC watch officer when we once nearly rammed a large container ship south of the Straits of Messina because the radar indicated the ship was about the size of a fishing boat and they were underway with their anchor lights on. That happened in one of those wide open areas you think exist,where we were tracking dozens of surface contacts inside a very busy shipping lane. We spotted it at the last minute and that Officer of the Deck was one of the finest men ever to stand on a ship's bridge. He is now a state senator from Alabama.

    The Mk 1 Mod 0 eyeball works. The fact that no one saw this coming is just a testament to the incompetence of the watchstanders, which I have read were not even properly manned. The Captains are being savaged and should be for allowing these tragedies, despite apparent problems with the other vessels.
     
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    "Ready to challenge"? What the hell does that even mean? An old hunk of junk Russian aircraft carrier made in 1988 wouldn't even be noticed by the N.Y. Times if a republican wasn't in office.
     
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