29 October 2017

Clash of Strategies: Capability Or Capacity, Today Or Tomorrow?


Army troops dismount their M2 Bradleys in a simulated assault.

As the Pentagon finishes its strategic review, the stage is set for another struggle over whether to ready for a high-end war with Russia or China or just manage the current, much lower intensity battles around the world.

In military terms it’s a choice between capability and capacity. The outcome will shape the four services modernization portfolios, the size of America’s military, and how ready our forces are to fight.

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