This is coolbert:
“For the first time in decades, it is possible to imagine the United States fighting—and possibly losing—a large-scale war with a great power,” - - Chris Dougherty of the Center for New American Security (CNAS).
Invest in war-winning technologies now or pay the piper later. See two most recent and germane blog entries here and here.
"US must develop ‘new way of war’ or risk ‘defeat’ to Russia and China – think tank"
"The Pentagon’s military posture based on post-Cold War dominance will not work against new Russian and Chinese strategies and must be urgently updated, or the US risks losing a war against either power, a new report warns."
AMERICAN MILITARY POLICY AT LEAST SINCE THE KOREAN WAR THE ABILITY OF THE U.S. ARMED FORCES TO FIGHT TWO REGIONAL WARS SIMULTANEOUSLY AND WIN! HEAVY WAR AS DEFINED, TANKS, ARTILLERY, WARPLANES, SUBMARINES, ETC.
Hybrid warfare of the future type as envisioned by various see-ers hardly confined to "heavy war". Investments in war-winning technology need to be made. What investments are worthy and how much to be invested the question. Budgets are not unlimited.
AND DO IT NOW!!