The war against terrorism and concerns over ballistic missile attacks are being linked to strains on U.S. Navy ships and resources, and growing concern that the service may be unable to meet operational needs. Missions requiring Special Forces work or construction needs are stressing Navy resources, but of particular consideration, some defense analysts say, is the increasing need for ships to handle ballistic missile defense (BMD) operations. “Our Seals, our Seabees, they’re under a ...
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