The U.S. Navy Submarine Force Could Sink the Chinese Fleet and Save Taiwan, But at the Cost of Half of its Boats

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If and when China attacks Taiwan, the U.S. Navy’s submarines could be the first defenders to take shots at the Chinese invasion fleet.

How many Chinese ships the American attack boats can sink, and how quickly, could make all the difference in the apocalyptic “ultra-mega” war, to borrow a phrase from Ian Easton, an analyst with the Virginia-based Project 2049 Institute.

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