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Sea-Air-Space 2019: Chinese naval threat on the rise

8th May 2019 - 08:56 GMT | by Tim Martin in Maryland


The US Navy is continuing to address the increased growth of China’s naval capabilities, with the country considered to pose the leading threat to American foreign interests.

A noticeable rise in capability and addition of new ships was spoken of by Thomas Modly, undersecretary of the US Navy at the Sea-Air-Space Exhibition and in which he suggested that the service’s ability to manage the Chinese threat is made more difficult by the range at which it can operate missile defence systems.

Speaking about countering such problems, he said that the US Navy must be able to ‘complicate the lives’ of

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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