That dismissive attitude is reflected in force structure. The Navy continues to invest its money in a relatively small number of multi-billion-dollar warships tailored for high-end warfare, rather than a larger number of cheaper vessels (such as Swift, pictured) that might allow round-the-clock coverage of vast swaths of ocean. Numbers matter.
Sunday, January 3, 2010
War Is Boring: U.S. Navy: Big Fat Failure?: