September 4, 2007

Japan's Aircraft Carrier

The balance of power in today's multipolar world just got a little bit more complicated.

The aircraft in question may be helicopters but could, in theory, be Harriers or similar kinds of VTOL aircraft. At the end of this article, the author points out that these ships are as large as British carriers were in the early 1980's, when the British fought and won a war halfway around the globe from their home ports.

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