CHINA TOPIX

Updated 2:12 PM EST, Wed, Jan 29, 2020

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Growing

People's Liberation Army Navy Aims for 500 Ship Fleet

RUSI said the growth of PLAN "has been rapid: indeed it is hard to recall growth at a similar pace in any navy across history."

PLAN Commander

Vice-Admiral Shen Jinlong is new Commander of the People’s Liberation Army Navy

His flag experience at sea is limited, however, since he has led PLAN warships for only two years.

Stealth jet

US F-35B Stealth Fighters to Fly from UK Aircraft Carrier on South China Sea Patrols

The F-35B is the short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) variant of the F-35.

Enemies

US Ready for War against China over South China Sea, says US Navy Commander

Under Admiral Harris' command is the United States Seventh Fleet, the largest of the forward-deployed U.S. fleets.

The nukes are here.

China Tells US and UK to Stop Freedom of Navigation Patrols in South China Sea; is Prepared for War

The Chinese military is ready to handle armed provocations challenging China's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Seed of war

US, China Fail to Resolve Differences over the South China Sea

Adm. Richardson said he "made it absolutely clear" to the Chinese that Washington will look after its "interests in the area and commitments to allies."

Invisible

China, US on Collision Course in the South China Sea

U.S. forces will continue to sail, fly and operate wherever international law allows.

South China Sea Dispute.

Top Chinese Navy Commander Says China is ‘Ready’ to Deal With any Aggression in the South China Sea

China is ready to deal with any aggression in the South China Sea, a PLA Navy commander said on Monday as China announced plans to stage military exercises in disputed maritime territory.

Friends?

Visit of Top US Navy Admiral to China Forestalls Chinese Military Response to Arbitration Ruling

It will be the first person-to-person meeting between the two leaders.

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