Chinese J-15 fighter jets are launched from the deck of the Liaoning aircraft carrier during earlier military drills in the Yellow Sea on December 23. Photo: AFP
Chinese J-15 fighter jets are launched from the deck of the Liaoning aircraft carrier during earlier military drills in the Yellow Sea on December 23. Photo: AFP

China stages high-profile naval drill off Korean peninsula

Show of military might ahead of PLA anniversary aimed at demonstrating Beijing’s resolve amid heightened tensions over Pyongyang, analysts say

Topic |   China's military
Chinese J-15 fighter jets are launched from the deck of the Liaoning aircraft carrier during earlier military drills in the Yellow Sea on December 23. Photo: AFP
Chinese J-15 fighter jets are launched from the deck of the Liaoning aircraft carrier during earlier military drills in the Yellow Sea on December 23. Photo: AFP
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