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Chinese Navy may outnumber US Navy by 2020

While Chinese naval technology may still be substantially behind current US platforms, the equation could change dramatically over the next several decades because the Chinese are reportedly working on a handful of high-tech next-generation ships, weapons and naval systems.<p>China has plans to grow …

Two Chinese Fighter Jets Intercepted a US Navy Plane Over the South China Sea | VICE News

Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a US military aircraft on Wednesday, the Pentagon said in a statement.<p>The incident took place in "international airspace" as the US maritime patrol reconnaissance aircraft carried out "a routine US patrol" above the South China Sea, the …

US and Japanese warships are keeping a close eye on Chinese navy drills

The drill, conducted on Sunday and Monday, involved some of the People's Liberation Army Navy's most advanced warships.<p>A US destroyer, a Japanese destroyer along with two anti-submarine helicopters followed and monitored the drill from a visible distance, the website of the <i>PLA Daily</i> reported.<p>The …

Japan protests after Chinese warship sails near disputed East China Sea islands

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan summoned the Chinese ambassador early on Thursday to express concern after a Chinese navy ship sailed close to what Japan considers its territorial waters in the East China Sea for the first time, increasing tensions over the disputed area.<p>A group of disputed islands, …

Indonesian navy fires on Chinese fishing boat, injuring one, Beijing claims

Incident is the third time this year the two nations have clashed as tensions mount over the South China Sea<p>An Indonesian naval vessel has fired on a Chinese fishing boat, injuring one person, according to China’s foreign ministry.<p>The incident is the third reported confrontation between the two …

What tensions? Chinese ships join US Navy in massive Pacific exercise

Despite the tensions between the US and China over islands in the South China Sea, a five-ship Chinese flotilla will take part in RIMPAC 2016, …

China Protests Indonesian Navy's 'Use Of Force' In South China Sea

China is now at odds with yet another Asian country, this time it’s Indonesia (again). The geopolitical fallout started on Friday when Indonesian warships challenged Chinese fishing boats that it claimed were operating within Indonesia’s 200-nautical mile Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), off the …

Despite Tensions, Chinese Navy Trains with U.S. Carrier Strike Group

Even with mounting strain building between the two countries, their navies worked together during the run-up to the gigantic RIMPAC exercises.<p>A Chinese naval task force has linked up with a U.S. aircraft carrier and her battle group in the central Pacific Ocean. The two navies will practice …

China conducts combat drill for navy in South China Sea despite disputes

China warned that US Thaad anti-missile system deployment may complicate regional tensions.<p>The Chinese Defense Ministry said on Saturday, 9 July, …

For Trump, foreign policy should begin and end with China

On Jan. 20, 2017, Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: Lincoln's Gettysburg Address was ridiculed by the 'fake news' Trump thanks North Korea’s Kim …

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