Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the Pacific Ocean on June 13. Photo: US Navy Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the Pacific Ocean on June 13. Photo: US Navy
Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the Pacific Ocean on June 13. Photo: US Navy

As US launches huge Indo-Pacific drill, what’s the message to China?

  • US Indo-Pacific Command exercise with Britain, Australia and Japan coincides with Chinese military training drills in parts of the South China Sea
  • While some see a clear signal to adversaries including China on the US’ regional vigilance, a Chinese analyst is confident no bottom lines will be crossed

Topic |   South China Sea
Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the Pacific Ocean on June 13. Photo: US Navy Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the Pacific Ocean on June 13. Photo: US Navy
Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the Pacific Ocean on June 13. Photo: US Navy
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