Aircraft carriers and warships participate in last year’s joint exercises by the navies of India, US, Japan and Australia, in the Northern Arabian Sea on November 17. Photo: Indian Navy via AP
Aircraft carriers and warships participate in last year’s joint exercises by the navies of India, US, Japan and Australia, in the Northern Arabian Sea on November 17. Photo: Indian Navy via AP

US-led Quad plans joint naval exercises as China tensions boil over

  • Four-day manoeuvre off Guam will be the second time the US, Indian, Australian and Japanese navies stage joint drills under Malabar exercise
  • This comes amid rising tensions between China and the US on multiple fronts, from Taiwan and Southeast Asia to Afghanistan

Aircraft carriers and warships participate in last year’s joint exercises by the navies of India, US, Japan and Australia, in the Northern Arabian Sea on November 17. Photo: Indian Navy via AP
Aircraft carriers and warships participate in last year’s joint exercises by the navies of India, US, Japan and Australia, in the Northern Arabian Sea on November 17. Photo: Indian Navy via AP
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