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Analysis: PLA Navy edges toward owning Asia-Pacific

13th July 2017 - 09:07 GMT | by Wendell Minnick in Taipei

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China is producing naval vessels at a rate that will soon see the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) eclipse the US Navy (USN) in force structure and capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. Sources indicate that China is intent on replacing the US as security guarantor for the region, and ...

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