US Marines Lose Their Tanks as Part of US Plan to Fight China
The US desire to encircle, contain, and confront China goes far beyond political rhetoric. Washington has begun reconfiguring its armed forces specifically to fight China thousands of miles from American shores in and around the Indo-Pacific region.
Changes have been so extreme that the US Marine Corps has seen all of its tank battalions deactivated in favor of anti-ship missile units. It is a dangerous indicator of America’s ultimately irrational desire to prevent China’s rise.
Marine Times – The Corps is axing all of its tank battalions and cutting grunt units:
Marine Times – Marine Corps deactivates its final active-duty tank battalion:
Defense News – Here’s the US Marine Corps’ plan for sinking Chinese ships with drone missile launchers: