Regards to the partisans
The United States has the second largest personnel in the world and, as is commonly believed, the strongest in terms of combat potential of the armed forces. The American military industrial complex is capable of producing weapons and military equipment of all classes in virtually any quantities. The share of foreign models in the US Armed Forces does not constitute even one percent, and even these models are manufactured in the United States under foreign licenses.
US forces are recruited for hire, which is considered their most important advantage. Although in fact it represents their main problem, since the content of the Armed Forces catastrophically increases the cost of the Armed Forces, reducing actual combat capability. Formally, the military call in the country is not canceled, but annually declared zero.
The supreme military body of the US armed forces is the Chiefs of Staff Committee (CLS). It includes the chairman, deputy chief of staff of the ground forces, air force, navy, commandant of the marines. KNSH carries out operational strategic planning, is responsible for the organization of combat training, personnel training, and ensuring the combat readiness of air force groups in the theater of operations.
The highest operational and strategic units of the US Armed Forces are joint commands. In their operational submission are all units and units of all types of armed forces outside the United States and part of the forces on their own territory, including the strategic nuclear forces. Currently, there are three target (strategic, MTR, strategic redeployment) and six territorial combined commands.
The strategic command (headquarters - on the VVB Offut, Nebraska) includes the space command of the ground forces, the space command and command of the global strikes of the Air Force, command of the forces fleet Navy, cyber command (it includes the 2nd Army of the Ground Forces, the command of intelligence and security of the Ground Forces, the 24th Air Force of the Air Force, the 10th Fleet of the Navy).
The MTR command (Mack Dill, Florida) includes the MTR command of the ground forces, air force, navy, marines, the combined command of the MTR (it includes the Delta special forces unit, support and reconnaissance units).
The strategic redeployment command (Scott, Illinois) includes the command of an air force transfer, the command of sea transport, the command of accommodation and distribution, and an integrated center for the support of air transfer. This command is different from the rest of the fact that it consists mainly of civilian structures (with the exception of the command of an air force transfer of the Air Force). Thus, the command of maritime transport includes transport vessels (either assigned to the Navy or chartered), the combined center of the air transfer provides, in particular, the rental of transport aircraft from civilian airlines.
Territorial joint commands exist in a number of the largest armed forces (Russia, China, India), but everywhere areas of responsibility do not extend beyond the borders of these countries. The US Armed Forces are the only ones whose territorial command areas cover the whole world.
The Northern Command (headquarters - Peterson, Colorado) is responsible for the United States itself (except for Hawaii), Canada, Mexico and the adjacent waters. Includes 5-th field army (PA) of the ground forces, 1-th BA Air Force, the command of the forces of the Navy fleet, the command of the reserve of the marines (4-I division).
Southern Command (Doral, Miami, Florida) covers Latin America (except Mexico and the United States-owned Puerto Rico Island) and the adjacent waters. Includes the 6-th PA of the ground forces, the 12-th BA Air Force, the 4-th operational fleet of the Navy, the components of the marines and the SSO, the base "Guantanamo".
European command (Stuttgart, Germany) knows not only the part of the world with the same name. In his area of responsibility, the entire territory of Russia, the Caucasus, Turkey, Israel, the Mediterranean Sea, the North Atlantic. Includes ground forces (7-I PA) and Air Force (3-IА) in Europe, 6-th Navy operational fleet.
Pacific Command (Camp Smith, Hawaii) is responsible for Hawaii, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, China, Taiwan, Mongolia, both Korea, Japan, ASEAN countries, Australia and Oceania, Antarctica, almost the entire adjacent area. Includes Pacific Army and Air Force, Pacific Fleet (3 and 7 th operational fleets), 1 and 3 th divisions of the Marine Corps.
Central Command (Mac Dill, Florida) covers Egypt, the Middle East (up to and including Pakistan, without Israel and Turkey), Central Asia. Includes 3-th PA PA ground forces, temporary components of the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, SSO.
The African Command (Stuttgart, Germany) controls the Black Continent (except Egypt) and the adjacent waters. It includes the 2 th brigade of the 1 th infantry division of the ground forces (deployed in Fort-Riley, Kansas), the 3 th Air Force (in fact, part of the Air Force Command in Europe), components of the Navy, Marines, MTR.
The US Armed Forces are built on the basis of global domination, but in fact they are not solving this task at the moment, which, as stated above, is primarily due to the principle of recruitment. Since money can be killed, but it is impossible to die, a hired army has to be built in such a way as to fight without losses, that is, to have absolute technological superiority over the enemy. This leads to a tremendous increase in expenditures on both the maintenance of personnel and on weapons and military equipment, while the Americans are simply not ready to fight differently. Accordingly, if there is no overwhelming superiority over any opponent (Russia, China), or it somehow bypasses its lag (through the massive use of people and equipment, even outdated, like the DPRK and Iran, or through the use of partisan methods), the Americans fight will not. Although the US society and the army have not yet reached the European state of complete inability to conduct any military operations, the corresponding trends are obvious, which already has quite specific manifestations in the sphere of geopolitics. As the examples of Georgia, Ukraine, Turkey, the Syrian "moderate opposition", the Kurds show, to be friends with the USA and hope for their military assistance - to doom themselves to a catastrophe. In the foreseeable future, Taiwanese will be convinced of the suicide of the alliance with the United States, and their experience will be the saddest. This is not propaganda, this is a statement of facts. Propaganda, including our own, just prevents us from seeing these facts, telling about the absolute invincibility of the American weapons and impeccable splendor of a professional army.
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