‘This Is a Cold War’: Gen. Spalding on Beijing Trying to Match US Submarine Capability

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
October 24, 2023China in Focus

A new generation of nuclear-powered submarines is in the works for Beijing. Said to be quieter, faster, and harder to track. And China’s goal is to get them ready in just ten years.

General Robert Spalding, a retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General and author of ‘War Without Rules,’ spoke on what this new fleet means to the United States.


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