Game of Thrones
Taiwan Gets "Carrier Killer" as Asian Arms Race Escalates
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  • PKCasimir

    A “stealthy” corvette is hardly a “carrier killer.” The corvette has to first find the carrier then get through its defenses. Speed has nothing to do with it. Just because some nation puts out a press release pounding its chest doesn’t mean that WRM has to fall for it.

    • El Gringo

      And besides, it’s not carriers that Taiwan needs to worry about.

    • Breif2

      I too am tired of the “death of the carrier” evergreen, but surely you don’t think that the carriers in question are USN ones? Just because some nation pounds its chest and launches a ship that can deploy aircraft doesn’t mean that said ship is anywhere near as secure as a USN CBG.

  • slovokia

    The 70 km per hour figure in this article makes no sense – that is around 30 miles per hour. A ship could go faster than that.

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