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    China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    The bad news first. The Peoples Republic of China now believes that it can successfully prevent the United States from intervening in the event of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan or some other military assault by Beijing.

    Now the good news. China is wrong.--And for one major reason.It apparently disregards the decisive power of Americas nuclear-powered submarines.

    Read more here: China thinks it can defeat America in battle - The Week




    The USA will remain the only real world power for the foreseeable future.
    And one of the main reasons for that is its submarine fleet.

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    No nation is going to militarily challenge the United States while Obama is working so hard to destroy it from within.

    Obama and his accelerating destruction of our military and our culture is the best friend the enemies of America ever had.

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    Quote Originally Posted by Ray410 View Post
    No nation is going to militarily challenge the United States while Obama is working so hard to destroy it from within.

    Obama and his accelerating destruction of our military and our culture is the best friend the enemies of America ever had.
    Talk about your hyperbole.

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
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    Now the good news. China is wrong.--And for one major reason.It apparently disregards the decisive power of Americas nuclear-powered submarines.

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    'Problem is that that type of delusion is very human and defines a very precarious game. It was that structure that lead the Germans and Japanese into WW2. And while the US would very probably win it would live in a pile of cinders while it waited for Nuclear Winter to come to an end.

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    How will a submarine, nuclear or otherwise, prevent an invasion over a 100-mile strait?
    Don't work out, work in.

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    China thinks it can defeat America in battle - The Week
    I wanted to cope the link, use the OP if you want to read it.

    To paraphrase; Please don't scrap our sub fleet as there is a role for it honest!

    If there was a battle between Taiwan and China my money is on Taiwan having the most and by far the best smart drones launched from deep bunkers and able to communicate with their bases via secure satellite systems when they needed to although as semi autonomous fire and forget till it calls you up with the strike images weapons they would not need to talk to base often.

    Battle has been won by the side with the best tech heads since the industrial revolution. Just because guerrilla wars have been unwinable with these high tec toys does not change the situation regarding conventional battle.

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    Quote Originally Posted by joG View Post
    'Problem is that that type of delusion is very human and defines a very precarious game. It was that structure that lead the Germans and Japanese into WW2. And while the US would very probably win it would live in a pile of cinders while it waited for Nuclear Winter to come to an end.
    I hope they were just referring to the subs being nuclear powered and the subs can conventionally stop them and not referring to the use of Nukes.

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    How will a submarine, nuclear or otherwise, prevent an invasion over a 100-mile strait?
    By sinking the ships.

    The fat that if the Chinese can manage to get air superiority over Taiwan they can para drop and then fly the war toys in seems to have escaped the sub fans. Not that they could ever do that today.

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    All China has to do is wait for something to break on one of these submarines. Without China selling us a replacement part, our fleet would be doomed, no doubt.

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    Obama isn't going to try and stop them, so they won't get the chance to find out.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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