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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP31 Jul 2020 10:02 p.m. PST

"While the damage to amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard is still being assessed, the best case scenario is that the ship will require several years of extensive repairs before it can return to sea.

Phil Ewing, a national security editor with NPR, pointed out that if it takes years to salvage vessels in peacetime, it is unlikely that the Navy could repair ships damaged in a war with China and Russia before the conflict ended.

"The assets you have on the First Day of the War in this era are likely the only ones you'll get and when they are broke, they go away; you are likely not going to get new ones or fix the current ones quickly enough to be relevant,"…"
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP01 Aug 2020 11:43 a.m. PST

At least… not quickly… (smile)


Tgunner01 Aug 2020 2:56 p.m. PST

I wonder what they would say now if the USS Yorktown pulled into Pearl after Coral Sea and they need her repaired to go to Midway. NOW.

I don't know if I want to hear the answer…

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP02 Aug 2020 4:13 p.m. PST



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