Military News – March 31st, 2014

Eight items in total…

China expands while the U.S. contracts: 

China: PLA Navy busily extending its reach

U.S: Navy & Marines do not have enough assets for amphibious operations in Pacific

U.S: Short of attack subs in Pacific


Worried Poland expanding military powers

Tarcza Polski (Shield of Poland) NATO’s key eastern bastion


U.S: Drills demonstrate difficulty protecting against Gulf of Mexico cruise-missile attacks

Russia: Sends Black Sea warships to Mediterranean after Syria plane shot down by Turkey

Sweden: Saab’s superb “Gripen” fighter plane