China’s navy has conducted 20 naval exercises in the first half of this year and has deployed almost all its advanced military equipment. Photo: Handout China’s navy has conducted 20 naval exercises in the first half of this year and has deployed almost all its advanced military equipment. Photo: Handout
China’s navy has conducted 20 naval exercises in the first half of this year and has deployed almost all its advanced military equipment. Photo: Handout
Taiwan

China brings its navy drills closer to home to focus on core issue: Taiwan

  • Data compiled by the SCMP finds the PLA Navy sailed further to carry out drills before 2017
  • While naval exercises are in keeping with China’s stated goal, experts are divided over the likelihood of it attempting to conquer Taiwan in the near future

Topic |   Taiwan
China’s navy has conducted 20 naval exercises in the first half of this year and has deployed almost all its advanced military equipment. Photo: Handout China’s navy has conducted 20 naval exercises in the first half of this year and has deployed almost all its advanced military equipment. Photo: Handout
China’s navy has conducted 20 naval exercises in the first half of this year and has deployed almost all its advanced military equipment. Photo: Handout
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