US Navy adrift?The US Navy is casting about for a new role in today's geopolitical environment. Does it need to prepare for a big battle against a major power? For those that want to make sure the Navy can still fight the Battle of Midway, China is the standard bugbear. How can it help fight the "global war on terror"? More to the point, does it have the money to build all of the types of ships and other assets it wants?
For a detailed look at what the future the Navy is struggling to conceive of, see "US Navy Sizes Up Future."