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The USS Chicago at periscope depth.

If the Oceans Become Transparent

By Zachary Kallenborn
October 2019
Sensors are becoming ever better and more widespread. Submarines will need new operating concepts to preserve their utility and maintain a viable second-strike capability.
Marine Corps ACV

The Wisdom of the Amphibious Combat Vehicle

By Majors Justin D. Davis and Neal T. Jones, U.S. Marine Corps
October 2019
Criticism of the Marine Corps' new amphibious combat vehicle is off base. It's the best solution for expeditionary advanced base operations in the 21st century.
Aerial view of the city of Shenzhen in Guangdong, China at night

The China Problem

By Lieutenant John D. Miller, U.S. Navy
October 2019
The United States must protect meta-material research from espionage if it wants to build and maintain an advantage in the field.

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