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China’s missiles could dust the US military in minutes — here’s what would happen if they tried

China could do incredible damage with a sucker punch, but the US and its allies could do a lot to mitigate the effects and to strike back with force.
J-15 fighters from China's Liaoning aircraft carrier conduct a drill in an area of South China Sea

If China’s ‘carrier-killer’ missiles work, it’s making one of the dumbest moves of the century

China may be in the midst of one of the dumbest military moves of the 21st century if its own rhetoric on naval warfare is to be trusted.
China's DF-26 "carrier killer" missile takes flight in unprecedented test footage.

China’s new ‘carrier killer’ video is a treasure trove of military intel that should worry the US Navy

The unprecedented video offered a treasure trove of military intelligence to the US about the DF-26, including that US carriers are at grave risk.
F/A-18 Hornets demonstrate air power over the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

China sets the stage for a ‘bloody nose’ attack on US aircraft carriers, but it would backfire horribly

China could strike the US Navy's carriers in waters near its shores, but that would start a war that Beijing wouldn't win, experts say.
Boeing’s MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling tanker being tested at Boeing’s St. Louis site.

The US Navy is making a nearly billion-dollar bet on drones that can make aircraft carriers more lethal

The Navy's current carrier aircraft have shorter ranges than their predecessors, and some of them are pulling double duty as tanker aircraft, so the service is looking for an unmanned replacement.

Russia and China perfected ‘carrier killer’ missiles for decades — here’s how the US’s new carrier can stop them

"The beauty of the aircraft carrier is that you can radically and dramatically change the weapons systems by never entering the shipping yard," McGrath told Business Insider. Instead of installing new missiles or guns, you simply fly old aircraft off, and fly on new jets.
Lightning strikes near the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt as it transits the Arabian Gulf, Dec. 16, 2017.

The US Navy just trained an aircraft carrier for a big fight with Russia or China

The USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier strike group carried out more missile tests and anti-submarine exercises than ever before.
USS Wasp Night Ops: An F-35B off on the flight deck of USS Wasp (LHD-1) during operations, a part of Operational Test 1, or OT-1.

Former F-35 pilot explains how the US Marine Corps’ version makes China’s ‘carrier killer’ missiles irrelevant

"If you're looking at warfare two-dimensionally, you're looking at it wrong," said David Berke. "You don't beat me in a boxing match 'cause your arms are longer."

2 US aircraft carriers may get America’s answer to China’s ‘carrier killer’ missile

Rising anti-access/area-denial threats from Russia and China could possibly explain the Navy's rush for an as-of-yet non-existant platform.

How Lockheed Martin’s legendary Skunk Works is beating China’s ‘carrier killers’

The addition of a flying, unmanned tanker that could have some stealth integrated would "provide more legs, more reach for both the F-18 and the F-35."