CHINA CARRIER GROUP LEADS MASSIVE SHOW OF FORCE IN SOUTH CHINA SEA

Sourced: Asia Times

China’s Liaoning carrier group has appeared in the South China Sea off Hainan, satellite photos show, after it was said to pass through the Taiwan Strait, in what analysts are describing as an “unusually large display of the Chinese military’s growing naval might.”

That is according to Reuters, which obtained the photos showing at least 40 ships flanking the aircraft carrier.

In addition to the scale of the exercise, observers said the movements were likely aimed at showing off inter-fleet capabilities.

Image sourced: Xinhua

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