'By offering forward logistics and support, as well as sensor and strike capabilities, Marine expeditionary advanced bases could make a significant contribution to undersea warfare campaigns, including holding Chinese and Russian submarines at risk,' Berger said.
Naval leaders have warned about a spike in Russian submarine activity. Satellite data also shows China has increased its nuclear submarine shipyard capacity, USNI News reported last month.
The Navy recently launched a new sub-hunting exercise called Black Widow in the North Atlantic, where Russian undersea activity has been on the rise. Earlier this year, the service also sent at least seven submarines to the Western Pacific, in a big signal to China.
The United States Naval Institute.
The coordination of the supplying and resupplying of military units with the resources needed to carry out operational tasks.
Military logistics is the discipline of planning and carrying out the movement, supply, and maintenance of military forces.