14 iulie 2020

Burning warship’s fate in doubt; US denies Chinese territorial claims; Military COVID cases jump; UK drops Huawei; And a bit more.

https://www.defenseone.com/

The fire still burns aboard USS Bonhomme Richard, more than 24 hours after a Sunday explosion touched off the blaze pierside in San Diego. Navy officials are beginning to doubt that the 40,000-ton amphibious assault ship will return to service, Rear Adm. Philip Sobeck, commander of Expeditionary Strike Group 3, told reporters on Monday.Jerry Hendrix , naval analyst and retired captain: “1000 degrees for a prolonged period of time does things to steel that are not conducive to further time at [...]