Heckl: Force Design 2030 will make it 'damn hard' for China to make a move

By Audrey Decker / May 4, 2022 at 4:44 PM
The Marine Corps' Force Design 2030 will interrupt China's calculus on making a move in the Indo-Pacific, according to a senior service official. Deterrence means “walking the real estate” every day to reassure allies and partners, Lt. Gen. Karsten Heckl, commanding general of Marine Corps Combat Development Command, said at a Center for Strategic and International Studies event today. “That is the true value proposition of Force Design, to simply make the leadership within the [Chinese Communist Party] wake up...

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