Chinese warships were required for threats far and wide, a former colonel said. Photo: Reuters
Chinese warships were required for threats far and wide, a former colonel said. Photo: Reuters

China’s aircraft carriers will operate in the world’s oceans, ex-colonel says

  • Larger number of warships became necessary for missions further afield than South China Sea and Taiwan, retired senior colonel tells mainland media
  • Aircraft carriers will appear on the high seas because, having acquired them, the country can hardly leave them in port, he says

Chinese warships were required for threats far and wide, a former colonel said. Photo: Reuters
Chinese warships were required for threats far and wide, a former colonel said. Photo: Reuters
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