Chinese military vehicles carry DF-17 ballistic missiles during a parade in Beijing on Tuesday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic. Photo: AP

US Marine Corps ‘must adapt to long-term China threat’

  • Head of the American force says Asian giant aims to displace the United States and cumbersome corps needs to trim down to meet the challenge
Topic |   China military

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Chinese military vehicles carry DF-17 ballistic missiles during a parade in Beijing on Tuesday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic. Photo: AP
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Retired US Navy Admiral William McRaven characterised China’s defence and technology capabilities as a wake-up for the US. Photo: Alamy

China’s military powers are wake-up call for United States, retired US admiral says

  • The American public needs to know that now is the time to do something about China’s strengthening position, William McRaven says
  • Council on Foreign Relations report says Asian rival’s abilities are approaching – and surpassing – those of the US
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Retired US Navy Admiral William McRaven characterised China’s defence and technology capabilities as a wake-up for the US. Photo: Alamy
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