Barack Obama and Joe Biden's Campaign Promise

Defense

Build Defense Capabilities for the 21st Century



Maintain Power Projection at Sea:

Average 1.8 (25 votes)



    We must recapitalize our naval forces, replacing aging ships and modernizing existing platforms, while adapting them to the 21st century. Obama and Biden will add to the Maritime Pre-Positioning Force Squadrons to support operations ashore and invest in smaller, more capable ships, providing the agility to operate close to shore and the reach to rapidly deploy Marines to global crises.