U.S. Senior Advisor: U.S. should respond to the development of laser equipment, smart weapons
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LONDON: British” Sunday Times “recently quoted the U.S. Department of Defense a Senior Consultant warning reports: U.S. military forces overseas show the traditional way is becoming “increasingly out of date”, the billions of dollars in military facilities in the face of future threats may not work as tight defense Maginot Line in France against the Nazis when it was guarding. 5, this newspaper published an article entitled “The Pentagon warned U.S. weapons may become obsolete,” the article, as follows:
Andrew Craig Pineiweiqi is counter-insurgency strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan, the main design who, in his appeal to the U.S. military leaders that the Pentagon may be left in those lines obsolete before they waste billions of dollars on weapons.
Krepinevich said in an interview, and, like many bureaucracies, the military is in a “subjective” and ignore the danger of new challenges, these challenges include the proliferation of precision-guided weapons and from space and cyberspace threats. Last week, Defense Secretary Robert Gates gave him a seat on the Pentagon’s Defense Policy Board, to reward his foresight.
Krepinevich in the “Foreign Affairs” magazine, wrote that the July, aircraft carriers, destroyers, fighter jets and short-Pacific Guam, Okinawa and other outposts, are increasingly vulnerable to U.S. rival development technology and strategic attacks.
Krepinevich asserts that the United States should devote more resources to the forefront of nano-satellites, in order to maintain its technology leadership, should also invest in missile defense interceptors and laser energy, which are able to fight from rival “smart” weapons threat.
Pentagon is preparing its submission to Congress of the quadrennial defense review. Krepinevich along with retired Lieutenant General Paul 罗范里佩尔 has just been approved by the defense advisers to join the “red team”, responsible for the enemy’s perspective and from the Quadrennial Defense Review that there are weaknesses. In Krepinevich’s article, his attention toward the 2002 Fanlipeier led “Red Team” exercises in the surprising victory, “red team” was a representative of the Gulf countries – In reality, Iran. A large number of Iranian suicide Fleet ships and cruise missiles against the United States launched a surprise attack. More than half of U.S. ships in the “worst since Pearl Harbor naval disaster since” were sunk or lost in the attack.
Fanlipeier its anti-radar device is turned off, and to continue to move the missile launchers, thus preventing the United States to track and destroy their efforts, and led the U.S. ground troops landed in Iran easily attack.
war in the future, “smart” rockets and missiles will be Hezbollah in Lebanon and Hamas in Gaza easy access to these non-state forces, not to mention the traditional powers such as Russia, they already have to people willing to buy the technology and capacity. Nevertheless, the Pentagon still spending billions of dollars, for the need to take off from a forward base to perform the task of short-range fighters and vulnerable to missiles, unmanned aircraft, attack submarines and aircraft carriers. (Editor: Tao Zhi Peng)