While You Will Never See a Battleship Fire Its Big Guns Ever Again
The National Interest -

Kyle Mizokami

Security, Americas

Keep them in the museum. 

Key Point: Loved them or hate them, battleships were once a mighty naval force. Today, it would be possible to modernize them, but it would be very costly.

Battleships captivate the imagination. Before they were displaced by aircraft carriers, battleships were symbols of great-power status. Some of the most iconic were the American Iowa class, the last battleships ever built by the United States. Powerful in appearance, yet with sleek...

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