The SS Capella (T-AKR-293) and Algol (T-AKR-287), fast sealift ships of the Ready Reserve Force, wait moored in Alameda, California. Of the many issues the U.S. Navy would face in a conflict in the western Pacific, shortfalls in logistics—sealift in particular—could be the most significant.
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To prevail in this scenario,  senior commanders will need to delegate to the maximum extent possible, rely on  mission command, and  update their commander’s intent often.
A line of Chinese trucks stuck in a traffic jam on a narrow mountain road in the Himalayas.