Rep. Waltz: U.S. must focus on shipbuilding to contend with China's naval 'overmatch'

By Nick Wilson / February 5, 2024 at 5:40 PM
A decline in American shipbuilding coupled with China's rise as a maritime powerhouse could soon become a crisis for United States security and economics, according to Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL), who is leading a growing group of lawmakers calling for more aggressive action to bolster U.S. industry. “This is a, I don't want to say crisis issue, but it's getting there. And it could be a crisis in our time,” Waltz, a House Armed Services Committee member, said today, pointing...

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