INDOPACOM commander stresses urgency in delivery of deterrent capabilities

By Nick Wilson / July 19, 2023 at 1:18 PM
The head of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command is calling for an "increased sense of urgency" in the delivery of deterrent capabilities to the Pacific theater to counter China's buildup of military capabilities, including hypersonic and nuclear weapons. “What we're seeing is a military buildup second to none, at the speed and rate at which it’s being delivered,” Navy Adm. John Aquilino said of China’s growing arsenal during a national security forum on Tuesday. “It’s capabilities in the maritime environment, in the...

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