- Oct 23, 2020
Who is a 60000 ton carrier realistically going to "project power" to? Africa? Who is going to do or not do business with India on the basis of their carriers?ACs can provide air defense and air strike capability for the surface fleet or land force. It is the core of power projection which is the only thing can protect your economic interest in the local area when you don't have local military base.
So you're saying naval drills "prove" that Russian naval doctrine was low effeciency? No one knows how well their strategy would have worked against US CVBGs because it never happened.In their numerous military drills. Their main role was: getting as much close to US ACs as they can to launch their own anti-ship missiles and cover those cruisers behind them launching more missiles.