West Coast of the United States will deploy more warships to strengthen the ability to prevent the build-China
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LONDON September 20, 2007: The United States’ San Diego network login” on the 18th, this year’s three-week “San Diego Fleet Week” Fleet parade still went through significant changes: more ships from the East Coast of the United States transferred to Southern California in the Pacific to San Diego military bases. Moreover, the fleet composition is changing, to enable faster to actual or potential hot spots for deployment, including from Iran to North Korea and then China.
reported that San Diego is currently deployed with 62 surface ships and submarines, and is expected to increase to 85 in about 2014. In these 62 ships, including three “Nimitz” class aircraft carrier, 16 “Arleigh Burke” class destroyers, 7 “Los Angeles” class submarine, 7 “Ticonderoga” class cruisers and 12 “Wasp” class with “Tarawa” class amphibious ship. Currently, the U.S. Department of Defense is to be deployed in the Atlantic port of ships transferred to the West Coast, to enable faster to the actual or potential hot spots for deployment, including from Iran to North Korea and then China.
transferred to the new-ship, including “free” was the LCS, and “Independence” Littoral Combat Ships will soon join in. Navy combat ship designed to ensure that these can perform a variety of tasks in shallow waters, while maintaining high-speed running. In addition, the U.S. Navy CNO Admiral Gary Rawhide 17, also said that more than 50 other vessels to be built in the LCS, the majority of the fighting ship will also be deployed in San Diego.
based in San Diego, California Southwest, water area of ??57 square kilometers. 1921 U.S. 11 in this setting the first headquarters of the Navy Theater, the U.S. Navy during World War II it became an important military base in the Pacific Fleet, has played an important role. The early war, the ships from the Atlantic to reinforce the Pacific, they have to reorganize in San Diego to prepare for and then bound “Jane Ball in Hong Kong.” The mid-war in the Pacific as the main offensive operations in the amphibious forces in the training and preparation, the Navy also recently enlisted soldiers at the base of the Naval Training Center training, and then sent to combat units. Emergency wartime manufacturing and recruited many ships also engage in short-term training, then assigned to front-line troops.
reported that although the U.S. Navy frigate fleet is currently reducing its number, but some of them will remain in service for many years, this is because they are anti-submarine warfare and other operations can still play a role. Meanwhile, the Navy is spending billions of dollars to modernize its cruisers and destroyers, to extend their service time.
Currently, the U.S. is the strength of its offensive nuclear submarines to deploy large-scale adjustment. First, the submarine deployed to the Pacific shift the focus from the Atlantic, 60% of submarines deployed in the Pacific, Atlantic retained only 40% of the submarine. This is the deployment of U.S. submarines during the Cold War distribution of the opposite. Military experts believe that U.S. submarines deployed this change reflects the shift in emphasis of U.S. military defense. Another is the increase in Guam and Hawaii submarine deployment. Trend for this deployment, the U.S. Navy analyst 诺曼波尔马 said the U.S. military is adapting to the so-called “Pacific is the main battlefield,” the reality, the U.S. Navy’s future submarine will be deployed to the Pacific Ocean more. (Spring)