China is expanding its fleet of battleships as its ambitions and interest grow. Photo: Xinhua China is expanding its fleet of battleships as its ambitions and interest grow. Photo: Xinhua
China is expanding its fleet of battleships as its ambitions and interest grow. Photo: Xinhua
South China Sea

China’s big military ship building spree to guard its aircraft carriers

  • The PLA is expanding its warship fleet as its responsibilities and ambitions grow
  • Dozens of destroyers and frigates are thought to be in the works but it will take more than hardware to make the plan work, observers say

Topic |   South China Sea
China is expanding its fleet of battleships as its ambitions and interest grow. Photo: Xinhua China is expanding its fleet of battleships as its ambitions and interest grow. Photo: Xinhua
China is expanding its fleet of battleships as its ambitions and interest grow. Photo: Xinhua
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