The British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth at Portsmouth Naval base, its home port. Photo: AFP The British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth at Portsmouth Naval base, its home port. Photo: AFP
The British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth at Portsmouth Naval base, its home port. Photo: AFP
South China Sea

Britain, US, France to conduct drills with Japan next year as China steps up military activity

  • The UK is to send a strike group, including the aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth, to conduct exercises with the US and Japan’s Self-Defence Forces
  • Japan, France and the US will also reportedly hold drills, amid concerns over China’s increasing assertiveness in the East and South China seas

Topic |   South China Sea
The British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth at Portsmouth Naval base, its home port. Photo: AFP The British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth at Portsmouth Naval base, its home port. Photo: AFP
The British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth at Portsmouth Naval base, its home port. Photo: AFP
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