In order to counter the growing power of the Chinese armies, the Pentagon has decided to rely on smaller, more mobile and better interconnected units via the now well-known Joint All-Domain Command and Control, or JADC2, doctrine . This doctrine makes it possible in particular to reduce the risks of massive strikes against large gatherings of forces, while retaining a very significant capacity for concentration of fire and coordination of forces. But this suffers from a weakness, logistics that are much more fragmented, and therefore heavy and complex. Thus, in a theater like the Western Pacific, each of the US detachments having taken a position on one of the thousands of islands which populate this area, must be able to receive ammunition, food and equipment, the most effective being to build on the network of numerous civil ports already present.
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