Future Carrier Air Wing Will Be Effective at Extended Ranges

U.S. Navy’s aircraft carriers will be prepared to fight at extended ranges well into the future, the service’s director of air warfare said Saturday.

Rear Adm. Greg Harris told a virtual audience that a recent force structure study of the carrier air wing – the aircraft and associated personnel assigned to aircraft carriers – and that a combinations of new systems and new weapons coming online make the carrier relevant even as potential adversaries invest in long-range weapons to keep the Navy’s powerful strike arm at bay. Read Full Article »

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