The US Air Force is training to take down Chinese warships, but China’s military has built a ‘wicked’ problem for it to overcome


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China's navy has rapidly increased the size and capability of its fleet. That expansion worries the US military, and it has reemphasized anti-ship warfare in its training. That's not a new task for US pilots, but they now face a "wicked" threat from China's air defenses. The US Air Force is working on improving its ability to sink well-defended warships, a reflection of the US military's concern about the growing size and increasing capability of China's navy. Strikes against maritime targets are nothing new for US pilots, but China's military has spent decades developing its air defenses, installing thickets of...