Former Air Force captain and New York Times bestselling author Dale Brown is an acknowledged master when it comes to bringing military action to breathtaking life, and he has received glowing accolades since his debut, Flight of the Old Dog. Tiger’s Claw proves once again that every rave has been well deserved.
When China launches the first successful test of its antiship ballistic missile, the future looks bleak for America. Fearing the US will lose its naval supremacy in the Pacific, President Kenneth Phoenix finds himself in a compromised position. New technology requires money, but the country is recovering from a massive recession. Without the funds to compete with China’s advancing technology, are the country’s days of naval preeminence in the Pacific running out?
Retired US Air Force Lieutenant General Patrick McLanahan refuses to accept this fate and has a plan to promote the AirSea Battle strategy that will push back against Chinese aggression. Soon America stands ready to deploy an AirSea Battle task force in the South China Sea.
The People’s Liberation Army aggressively deploys advanced fighters, land-based antimissiles, three aircraft carriers, and exotic, top-secret directed energy weapons against their neighbors. But Patrick McLanahan is finally given the green light to lead his force westward to challenge the Chinese threat head-on.
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