China’s navy reacts to intense maritime activity by U.S., Japan, Canada

China’s navy reacts to intense maritime activity by U.S., Japan, Canada

FPI / July 4, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher The last two weeks of June were marked by intense activity undertaken by China and Western navies. During the week of June 17, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) aircraft carrier battle group, led by the carrier Liaoning, had sailed near Guam and circumnavigated the Philippines […]

China’s modernized navy now has more warships than the U.S.

China’s modernized navy now has more warships than the U.S.

FPI / June 4, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com The modernization of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has resulted in China having a fleet size larger than that of the United States. PLAN is now the world’s largest navy with 300 warship hulls, according an analysis by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) ChinaPower […]

Pentagon withdraws China’s standing invitation to major Pacific RIMPAC exercise

Pentagon withdraws China’s standing invitation to major Pacific RIMPAC exercise

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2018 China’s continued militarization of the South China Sea has led the U.S. military to disinvite Beijing’s navy from the upcoming Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise in Hawaii, a Defense Department spokesman announced. China’s participation in the major biennial maritime war games since 2012 has been a bone of […]

Satellite images reveal massive underground bunker at China’s naval facility in Djibouti

Satellite images reveal massive underground bunker at China’s naval facility in Djibouti

by WorldTribune Staff, July 28, 2017 Satellite images show that China may be gearing up to use its new military base in Djibouti as far more than just the naval logistics hub Beijing claims it to be, analysts say. Other than a noticeable lack of docks at the facility, one feature that stood out in […]