Air Sea Battle concept

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  1. W.G.Ewald

    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    Foot soldiers march their way into new Air Sea Battle concept - Washington Times

     
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    civfanatic Retired Moderator

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    I think I read somewhere that out of over a half million servicemen in the U.S. Army, only around 40,000 are infantrymen. I was surprised by that number.
     
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    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    The ratio is referred to as "teeth to tail."

    A couple of links on the subject.

    Military Policy & Weapons: Support Troop to Combat Troop Ratios, military, troop ratios

    http://www.cgsc.edu/carl/download/csipubs/mcgrath_op23.pdf

     
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    The US is separated from the trouble spots of the world - Europe, Asia, Africa. Canada is not likely to invade the US anytime soon, and the most threat Mexico can offer is due to the drug gangs. Domestically, with 3.1% of adults under probation, parole, jail, or prison; there isn't much scope of domestic threats. It makes complete sense to have a strong navy, as it suits the US the best.
     
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    No wonder they keep losing all the invasions.
     
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    Wish our Air force is allowed to exercise with the Navy. It is unfortunate that the MoD thinks the Air-Sea concept for Indian scenarios is not necessary.
     
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    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    This kind of pointless, unsubstantiated post occurs much too often on DFI. But I suppose people like spikey360 and others just confirm the old saying: "Nobody is completely worthless; they can always serve as a bad example."
     
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